Ogun State police Command on Saturday arrested one Kehinde Oladimeji, 43, and his wife Adejumoke Raji, 35, for being in possession of fresh different human parts.
The couple who are reside at No. 72 MKO Abiola Way, Leme,
Abeokuta, Ogun state were arrested following a report lodged at Kemta Divisional Headquarters by one Chief Moshood Ogunwolu, the Baale of Leme Community who reported that one Pastor Adisa Olarewaju who is a co-tenant of the suspects informed him of offensive odours 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 a search was conducted.
On searching the room, a plastic bowl containing fresh different parts of human being was discovered in the room, and the
couple were promptly arrested.
On interrogation, the suspects confessed they were herbalists and
that the human parts comprising 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.
A weeks ago, a dismembered body of an unknown person was
found in a swamp area at Leme area of Abeokuta.
Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson of the state police
command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the state commissioner of
police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Homicide Section of the state criminal investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
He added that the CP has vowed that anyone who is directly or
indirectly involved in the crime would be brought to book to serve
a deterrent to others.