Fortune smiled on the life of a young woman, Comfort Kacha, as she was rescued fromritualists by members of the Nigerian Police Force at a hotel in Ekiti.
According to the Ekiti State Police, the suspected Ritualists lured her to a hotel called Sharp Corner in the capital of the State.
In a statement released by Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Victor Babayemi, the witness had several machete cuts inflicted on her neck after being lured into the room.
The statement read in part, “Operatives of the Ekiti command arrested Jinadu, 30, who lives No. 8, Eleguru Street, Ado-Ekiti, for attempting to take Kacha’s life. The suspect was arrested on December 19 at Sharp Corner Hotel, Ado-Ekiti, where he inflicted severe machete cuts on the victim.
“During interrogation, he confessed that he was sent by a man at Ikere to bring a human head for rituals. His confession led to the arrest of his accomplices, Seun Ariyo, 28, and Tope Bebere, 35, both of Ikere-Ekiti.
“A blood-stained machete and charms were recovered from the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital and she is responding to treatment. The suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.”
The police did not provide details on how she escaped.