Sunday Sodipe, a 19-year-old boy have been arrested by the Oyo State police command, in connection with the ritual killing of six persons in Akinyele Local Government Area of the State in June 2020.
The suspect was paraded alongside a 50-year-old herbalist, Adedokun Ajani, who was the mastermind behind the devilish act.
Upon interrogation, Sodipe confessed to raping and killing 18-year-old Barakat Bello on June 1 2020.
The suspect also confessed to smashing the head of another victim, Mrs Azeezat Somuyiwa, on June 5 2020, after which he stole her phone and sold it to one Usman Shehu, who had also been arrested.
Going further, the suspect also revealed he killed 21-year-old Grace Oshiagwu, a 5-year-old Mujib Tirimisiyu and he also attacked a 45-year-old Adeola Azeezat and her 23-year-old daughter Dolapo, with a hand shovel.
He narrated that whenever he wanted to kill any of his victims, the herbalist would instruct him to kneel down, made some incantations on his head while he put an object on his tongue three times.
He also revealed that whenever he met any of his victims, he would hit them with a shovel and while they bled to death, he would make some incantations while moving round the body and after doing so for five minutes, he would leave the scene.
Sunday Sodipe also said that there was no reason behind his killings because he felt he was going on errands for the herbalist who would buy him food and give him the sum of N500 when he was done with the rituals.