The grandparents and the mother of a boy Sao Bockarie aged 2 years allegedly killed in a ritual murder in a Cocoa farm in Kanga village in the Kissi Tongi Chiefdom Kailahun District are now in custody as Police intensify search for the corpse.
It was alleged that the boy was lured to the farm by Mr. and Mrs. Copu Kamara last week.
According to reports the two suspects Jenneh Kamara the wife and grandmother and Mr. Jusu Kamara the grandfather who are now in police custody in Kailahun town have admitted killing the boy after consulting a traditional herbalist who instructed them to perform human sacrifice in the cocoa plantation to make it very productive and make them very wealthy.
The corpse which was allegedly thrown into the river has still not been found. Police in Kailahun are investigating the matter.