The police in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, has apprehended three suspects, Uluko Adukwu, 28, Salisu Aduh, 38, and Adams Halilu, 24.
Zone 7 Abuja Public Relations Officer, SP Istifanus Sunday Bako announced the arrest in a statement on Thursday.
A team of detectives stormed Jikwoyi and Orozo along Karu on Wednesday following actionable intelligence.
The trio, all residents of the nation’s capital and from Kogi State, were nabbed with two boys -ages 11 and 13 – suspected to be their victims.
Bako said the gang confessed to using charms to defraud people and giving charms to internet fraudsters who perform rituals, aka Yahoo Plus.
The police noted that fraudsters in turn use the charms on their targets, sometimes resulting in the death of some of the victims.
Three empty caskets, one Toyota Prado, one Lexus 330 Car, and 15 mobile phones were recovered from the suspects.
Uluko Adukwu, is an All Progressives Congress youth leader who participated fully in the party victory in Emewe Opada, Abocho and the entire Dekina local government of Kogi State.
Also recovered were clothings and women’s underwear believed to belong to dead victims.
The Zone 7 AIG, Kayode Egbetokun (now DIG) advised individuals to be careful where they worship and report suspicious activities to the police.