A certain Nasiru Adeyemo and his
wife, Idayat,have been arrested by the
Ogun State Police Command for
allegedly cutting off a finger on the
right hand of a seven-year-old girl,
Abibat is Idayat’s daughter. .
According to Police report, the couple
may have severed Abibat’s finger for
ritual purposes as Abimbola Oyeyemi,
Police PR said, the suspects allegedly
stuffed the girl into a sack and
dumped her in a bush by the roadside
at Asabala area, along the Papalanto/
Sagamu road. .
He said, “The suspects were arrested
following a distress call from members
of the public that a strange load in a
sack was sighted by the roadside at
Asabala area along the Papalanto/
On the strength of the information,
the Divisional Police Officer, Owode
Egba Divisional Headquarters, Shehu
Alao, led his men to the scene where
the load which was inside a white rice
sack was untied.
“Surprisingly, it was a seven-year-old
girl, with one of her right hand fingers
already cut off. She was tied up and
put inside the sack and dumped at the
roadside since last Friday.” .
Oyeyemi continued saying the girl
upon gaining consciousness informed
the police that her father and
stepmother were the ones who
chopped off one of her fingers before
tying her up and oputting her inside
the sack, after which they dumped her
in the bush, probably to die there.