Ogun State police Command on Saturday, February 12, arrested one Kehinde Oladimeji 43, and his wife Adejumoke Raji 35, for being in possession of fresh different human parts.
The couple were arrested at their residents of no.72 MKO Abiola way, Leme Abeokuta, 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 with the suspects informed him of offensive odours coming out from the room of the suspects.
The DPO Kemta Division, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle quickly led his detectives to the scene where a search was conducted and a plastic bowl containing fresh different parts of a human being was discovered in the room, and the couple were promptly arrested.
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.
Spokperson 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 adding that the CP has vowed that anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the crime would be brought to book to serve as a deterrent to others.