Two spiritualists have been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly forcing a 16-year-old housemaid to swallow a cross made of metal for spiritual cleansing.
The defendants, Kehinde Salami, 25; and Yetunde Okonola, 42, whose residential address was given as No. 20 Adeyeri Street, Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos, are facing four counts of conspiracy, conduct likely to cause breach of peace, false pretences and attempted murder.
The police prosecutor, Sergeant Kenrich Nomayo, alleged that the defendants attempted to kill 16-year-old Angelina Moses by telling her to swallow a metal cross against her wish.
Nomayo told the court that the defendants committed the offences on March 24, 2019, around 4pm at their residence. Read more