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Teenagers arrested after being reported by native doctor they approached for money rituals

A Native doctor has aided in the arrest of two teenage boys who sought to engage in money rituals in Edo state.

The teenagers were apprehended by operatives of Edo State Security Vigilante Network after the herbalist they allegedly approached for ritual purposes reported them.

The suspects are Daniel Sunday (19), a native of Akwa-Ibom State and Ikponmwosa Ogbebor (19), from Edo State.

It was gathered that the duo were arrested in Oluku, Ovia North-East local government area of Edo state following an alert by a female herbalist they contacted for the rituals

Daniel and Ikponmwosa have been handed over to the Edo State Police Command for further interrogation and investigation.

Col. Kole Oshoriamhe Omomia, the Edo State Coordinator of the Security Vigilante Network, (Rtd), disclosed that the suspects confessed that they were looking to become rich through money ritual.

According to him, the boys also said that they did not plan to kill anybody for the rituals, but planned to sacrifice any part of their body for the get-rich-quick process.

Omomia further stated that the vigilante outfit has been on alert to rid the state of crime and deter young men and women from engaging in similar vices.

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