The Oyo State Criminal Investigation Department on suspicion of decapitating a middle-aged man in Ibadan, have apprehended three Islamic clerics.

The victim, who had connections with one of the alleged perpetrators, according to Punch, was enticed to a wooded area in Moniya, Akinyele Local Government Area of the State, under the false pretense of a job offer.

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Sadly, he was allegedly killed, with his head severed.

The suspects were subsequently captured in Apete, Ido Local Government Area of the State.

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An anonymous resident said,

“It was so pathetic. One of the alleged murderers was a popular cleric known for his distinct turban among the Islamic community of Alapata.”

A Police ., who confirmed the incident said the alleged assailants were landlords in his jurisdiction, but the heinous act was said to have been perpetrated in Moniya.

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He said,

“The case has been transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department, Iyaganku, for further investigation.”

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