The Majority Leader of the Osun State House of Assembly, Honorable Timothy Owoeye, has been caught for allegedly taking a ‘ritual’ bath inside a bush at Osunjela area of Osogbo, Osun State in the dead of night.
Some youths in the community had caught the legislator during the bath.
Some of the youths alleged that he was bathing with blood but they could not ascertain whether it was human or animal blood.
The youths beat up the politician, seized his clothes and recorded him naked on their phones.
The politician was said to have negotiated with the youths and promised them certain things before they returned his clothes and released him.
He eventually gave some monies to certain people as promised.
He lawmaker later reported the matter to the police following which several people in the community were arrested for collecting money from the politician in a fraudulent manner.
The suspects were arraigned in court in Osogbo on Friday and were later remanded in Ilesa prison.
All attempts to speak with the lawmaker were not successful as he neither picked calls nor replied text messages sent to his mobile line.
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