Two ritualists who disguised as labourers have allegedly hacked a 45-year-old pastor, Dada Itopa to death at Ebira camp Ipele in Owo local government area of Ondo State.
It was gathered that the ritualists also attacked the 30-year-old Pastor’s wife, Bose Dada with cutlass at the same scene but she was later rescued.
The arrested suspect, Musa confessed that they carried out the attack because they needed to deliver a human head to an herbalist who requested for it in Ipele town for ritual.
The police spokesperson effort is on going to arrest the herbalist who ordered for the human head and arrest the second suspect.
“In the process, Omatai requested for a cutlass from Dada Itopa under the pretence that he wanted to use it to work on the farm but hacked Dada to death. The victim’s wife tried crying for help to prevent him from escaping was also matched on the head by Mohammed Musa, a friend to Omatai her head and she sustained serious injury. The victim is currently at the Hospital.
“Effort is on going to arrest the herbalist who ordered for the human head,” the PPRO added.