Man, 41, nabbed with fresh human parts in Lagos


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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 41-year-old suspect, Sikiru Kolawole, with suspected fresh human body parts.

The suspect was nabbed with wrists, heart and flesh, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos on Tuesday.

Kolawole confessed during interrogation that the human parts were those of a male corpse exhumed from Sabo cemetery.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu confirmed the suspect’s arrest.

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He disclosed that a knife suspected to have been used to cut the body parts from the corpse and a stick, as well as the body parts, were recovered from the suspect.

Kolawole further confessed that an unnamed Islamic cleric advised him to get the human parts for money making ritual.

“ My business has not been moving. When I complained to a friend, he directed me to Alfa, who told me to get some human parts. Upon enquiry, I was told I could get fresh human parts at the cemetery.

“I went to Sabo cemetery, on Igbogbo road, Ikorodu, dug a fresh grave and severed the needed parts which were the heart, two wrists and flesh, from a male corpse.

“ I was taking them to the Alfa when some policemen stopped me and requested to see what was inside the bag I was carrying”.

The commissioner said that the suspect he would soon be charged to court.

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