A couple is currently being grilled at the Homicide Section of the Ogun state criminal investigation and Intelligence Department of the Nigeria Police Force over possession of fresh human parts.
Reports obtained by News360 Info revealed that the duo, Kehinde Oladimeji, 43, and wife Adejumoke Raji, 35 were arrested during the week at No 72, MKO Abiola way, Leme Area of Abeokuta, the state capital.
Human parts comprising of hands and breasts were reportedly found at the culprit’s house.
Speaking on their arrest on Saturday, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer said the couple was arrested following a report lodged at Kemta Divisional Headquarters by one chief Moshood Ogunwolu, the Baale of Leme Community.
Oyeyemi noted that the Baale had reported that one Pastor Adisa Olarewaju who is a co-tenant with the suspects informed him of offensive odors coming out from the room of the suspects.
“Upon the complaint, the DPO Kemta Division, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle, quickly led his detectives to the scene where searches were conducted.
On searching the room, a plastic bowl containing fresh different parts of human being was disc comprise the room, and the couple was promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspects confessed they were herbalists and that the human parts comprise of hands, breasts and other parts were given to them by one Michael who they claimed resided in Adatan area of Abeokuta.
All efforts to locate the said Michael proved abortive as the suspects could not locate his house.
It will be recalled that a dismembered body of an unknown person was found in a swamp area at Leme area of Abeokuta about a week ago, it is not yet clear whether the parts are that the f the found body or not,” he said.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has since been informed of the development and had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Homicide Section of the state criminal investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
The CP vowed that anyone directly or indirectly involved in the crime would be brought to book to serve as a deterrent to others.