Bayelsa State Police Command officers arrested three teenage suspects in connection with an attempted ritual killing in Sagbama Local Government Area.
This was revealed in a statement by the Bayelsa State Police Command spokesman, Asinim Butswat, on Tuesday.
The suspects are Emomotimi Magbisa, Perebi Aweke, and Eke Prince, all 15 years old and Sagbama natives.
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Endeley Comfort, 13, was allegedly hypnotised by the suspects.
In a nearby apartment, they cut her finger and sprinkled the blood on a mirror, according to the cop.
Some local youths were alarmed by the suspects’ suspicious movements.
The suspects were apprehended and some substances suspected to be charms were recovered.
Butswat said the suspects had confessed.
The victim was rescued and taken to hospital for treatment, while the suspects were taken to the anti-kidnapping unit for questioning.
The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, CP Ben Nebolisa Okolo FDC, commended the youths for their community vigilance.