The Delta State Police Command, says it has arrested three suspected ritualists with fresh human blood at Nsukwa Junction, along Ogwashi-Uku/Kwale Road in the state.
It was gathered that the arrest, which was carried out on Monday June 28, at about 11.54 am, was sequel to a stop-and-search operation.
According to a statement by the Police, the Officers on stop-and-search duty, intercepted a commuter Sienna Bus, travelling from Asaba to Kwale and all passengers were asked to submit themselves for search.
It was during the search that three suspects, namely; Monday Nwite (Male) 27years, Madabuchi Nweke (Male) 26years and Nwite Sunday (Male) 21years, all of Ebenta Village in Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Ebonyi State, were immediately arrested.
The statement which was E-Signed by the Ag. Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Police Command, DSP. Bright Edafe, added: “During interrogation, the suspects confessed to have murdered some unknown persons in Ebonyi State and were on their way with the murdered persons’ blood to a native doctor, whose identity is unknown for now, but resides in Kwale.
“They were taking the blood to the said native doctor for rituals purposes. One rosary necklace tied with charms was also recovered from them”.