77-year-old prophet Samuel Babatunde, who is the founder of Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Itedo Isinmi Ayo Parish, Egan Road in Iyana-Iyesi area of Ota in Ogun state, has been arrested alongside three others, by men of the Ogun State Police command, after some human parts were discovered to have been buried inside his church premises.
Commissioner of Police in the state, Ahmed Iliyasu, told newsmen while parading the suspects yesterday, that the men were arrested after a serial children kidnapper, Jeremiah Adeola, who was also arrested last Saturday, confessed that he abducts children and delivers them to the 77-year-old prophet. The police boss said a 43-year-old herbalist, Haruna Afolabi, worked with the suspects to bury the human parts at the entrance of the church.
“Operatives attached to the police Area Command in Ota on Sunday received technical intelligence about Adeola and eventually apprehended him. On the strength of the intelligence, detectives from Ota Area Command were detailed to effect the arrest of the suspect; and at about 10:20am of the date, their efforts paid off when the said Jeremiah Adeola was promptly arrested”.
He added that after investigations have been concluded, the police charge the suspects to court.