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My Friend Convinced Me To Buy Fresh Human Legs For Ritual- Alleged Herbalist Confesses

Ifasoji Ayangbesan, who was accused of being a ritualist and 35 years of age, has explained his own side of the story on Wednesday, 3rd May 2023 on the means through which he purchased two human legs for the price of N20, 000.

Flashing back on his arrest, it was noted that the accused, Ayanggbesan was apprehended and taken into custody after being found responsible of having a hand in the brutal murder of a lady named Oyindamola Adeyemi, after which her corpse was butchered to pieces for ritualistic purposes.

In addition, at the state Police command Headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun state, Ayangbesan and the other 12 criminals were put on display, coupled with the fact that Ayangbesan was accused of trying to bribe police officers with N1 million so that he can be set loose after he was caught.

On the other hand, he vehemently denied having any involvement in the murder of the deceased victim, who was allegedly sent to her grave on Saturday, 28th January, 2023.

During his confessions, Ayangbesan, who is a native of the Iloti axis of the Ijebu- Ode local government area LGA of Ogun, asserted that he was a native doctor and not a ritualist.

He claimed that he only accepted the legs of the deceased from his friend Lukman, based on the fact that he was told that, he got it from a graveyard not by killing anybody.

He explained that, " I bought two fresh human legs, but I was not involved in the murder of the victim. I was approached by my friend, Lukman, who told me he had a pair of legs to sell. Though I told him I did not need them, he convinced me to use them for ritual to better my life, and I agreed" .

" I, however, told him I did not know how to make money rituals as I was not taught that as a traditionalist. He then referred me to his friend from Oye, popularly known as Egbeji in Isiwo" , he added

Furthermore, the suspect went on to say that, " after I was taught how to go about it, I burnt the legs and kept them in my house with plans to complete the ritual when I returned from Ajah because I had a job to do there" .

" However, my daughter called me while I was at Ajah that the police had come to the house looking for me. So, I later sneaked in and took away the burnt legs so that I would not be caught with any evidence because I heard that Lukman had been arrested and he had mentioned my involvement in the case" , he noted.

In the meantime, while speaking against the accusation that he tried to bribe the police, Ayangbesan asserted that a lawyer directed him to offer N10 million to guarantee his release, but he was not able to attain such amount, except for the N1 million which was later found with him.

He narrated that, " I did not offer the police any bribe. When I heard that the police were on the lookout for me, a lawyer told me to get N10 million to set myself free, but I told him I could not raise the money" .

" Although, I was able to raise N1 million. Unfortunately for me, the lawyer claimed that I had informed someone about him asking me for money. He then instructed me to place the money in front of him and he took a picture, and then I was arrested. I never offered police money" , he divulged.

Source; Within Nigeria

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