Clerics arrested for allegedly killing woman

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Two clerics have been arrested by police for allegedly killing a woman in Ogun state, South West Nigeria.

The clerics identified as Pastor Ayodele Bamiduro, and Prophet Olushola Akindele, were paraded by the Ogun State Police Command on Wednesday.

Commissioner of Police in the state, Ahmed Iliyasu, revealed that the arrest of the clerics was made following a complaint by the traditional ruler of Ijoko area in Ifo Local Government Area.

According to Iliyasu, the monarch had reported that a decomposing body of a woman was found in an uncompleted building within the community.

He described the incident as an act of “conspiracy and ritualism, saying the perpetrators would be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction as soon as possible.

The police commissioner assured members of the public that the police would ensure those engaging in such activities and other forms of criminality face the full wrath of the law.

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