WANTED: 3 Men On The Run For The Brutal Pepper Torture Of...

WANTED: 3 Men On The Run For The Brutal Pepper Torture Of Ejigbo Women (PICTURED)

By Salisu Sulaimon | Sub-Editor on March 7, 2014
Photo of women in a campaign against violence on women and children Nigerian wife beating
Photo of women in a campaign against violence on women and children

LAGOS – Three suspects have been declared wanted by the Nigerian Police for their alleged roles in the inhumane torture of three women in Ejigbo market, which resulted in the death of one of the women.

The Police had arrested and paraded 12 suspects for the crime last month and announced that four more suspects were at large. One of them is the coordinator of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) in Ejigbo area.

READ UPDATE: Police Parades 12 Suspects Arrested For Brutal Torture Of 3 Ejigbo Women (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The police has released the wanted men’s descriptions as follows:

Ranti Lukeman Akande a.k.a. Otempa

He is between 45-50 years old, from Ayetoro in Yewa North LGA of Ogun State. He is dark in complexion, tall with a big frame but without tribal marks. He has white set of teeth with a gold tooth indicating he has been on Hajj to Mecca. Likes to be addressed as Comrade or Alhaji or Chief Ranti Lukeman Akande a.k.a Attempt.  He is known to be a Panel beater before joining the OPC and rising to become Coordinator OPC for Ejigbo Zone, Lagos.

He speaks fluent Yoruba language and understandable English language. He is married with children and likes attending parties. Otempa has five wives but does not live with any of them.

Akeem Shittu
About 42 years of age, from Ayete town, Ibarapa Central LGA of Oyo State. He is dark in complexion, slim but tall and has tribal marks. He speaks Yoruba language fluently and also speaks understandable English language. He is married and is a member of the OPC at Ejigbo Market.

Tiri (surname unknown)

About 37 years of age, from Ibadan in Ibadan North LGA of Oyo State. He is married with children. He is dark in complexion, not too tall, no tribal marks, has pointed nose with a set of scattered teeth. He also has visible thick lower lips.


A photograph for the fourth suspect is unavailable – only that he is known as Abolore.


The Police are requesting citizens with information about any of the suspects to call 08157178111 and 08098902777 or report to the nearest police station.


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