Police uncover human parts market in llorin

Police uncover human parts market in llorin

Monday, June 30, 2014 8:46 pm

Ilorin – The Police in Kwara on Monday said it had discovered human parts market in an uncompleted building in the outskirts of Ilorin, the state capital.

Mr Ambrose Aisabor, the state Commissioner of Police announced this when he briefed journalists in llorin.

Aisabor said there were decomposed headless body of a male, human feet, snail shells and clothes suspected to be used in strangulating victims.

He said no suspect had been arrested in connection with the crime but 85-year old woman who claimed to be the owner of the building was being interrogated.

The commissioner said investigation revealed that some people involved in rituals had turned the abandoned building into a market where they bought human body parts.

The buildings, with inscription “For Sale” written all over them, are located near NASFAT praying ground along Ilorin-Ogbomosho road, with a road separating the fenced buildings and the praying ground.

Some of the items allegedly discovered in the complex comprising six buildings of about 18 flats, said to be owned by an 85-year-old socialite, include decomposed human bodies, a decomposing headless body, decomposed human feet, snail shells,a piece of cloth suspected to have been used in the strangulation of victims, bra, NYSC corper’s cap, shoes, jalamia, cap, eye glasses, hand set cover, sandals among other personal belongings.

Aisabor, said the command’s special undercover agents, acting on a “highly potent intelligence”, with the supply of information from members of the public, discovered the criminal hide- out on Saturday.

In another development, Aisabor announced the arrest of one Ganiyu Lawal, an armed robbery suspect.

The suspect was alleged to have stolen a Toyota Camry car with registration number Lagos APP 645 AW from where it was parked in Lagos.

The commissioner said other members of the gang were at large.

Also, two students of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, Joshua Ayantola, 26, and Adebayo Adeyinka, 24, have been arrested for alleged criminal conspiracy and armed robbery.

According to the police chief, the two suspects were arrested for allegedly robbing one Musa Azeez and others, of various items, including money at gun point.

He said the two students had confessed to the crime and would soon be charged to court.

Aisabor commended the people of the state for providing the police with useful information on crime reduction.

He assured that the police would treat all information with confidentiality.


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