Suspected ritualists who specialize in buying and selling human parts arrested in Kwara

After discovering a human skull on him, officers from the Kwara state police command detained a 41-year-old alleged ritualist.

SP Okasanmi Ajayi, the state police command’s spokesperson, said in a statement that the police had information that some suspected ritualists, whose business it is to buy, sell, and traffic in human body parts, had shipped a human skull from Lagos State to Ilorin and that it was on its way to Balogun Fulani Motor Park in Ilorin.

”On the strength of the information, the team arrested one Ibrahim Hamza ‘m’ aged 41years of Orisunbare area of Okolowo, Ilorin who had earlier recieved the  package from the motor park. Upon discreet  search conducted on him, a human skull concealed in a carton with his name and phone number inscribed on it was recovered.


Preliminary investigation into the matter revealed that the suspect actually procured the human skull, Horse head, Chimpanzee head and other items which were recovered in his house to which he confessed he intended to use for money making rituals.”he said

Okasanmi stated that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Tuesday Assayomo, commended the detectives for a job well done and admonished the investigating team to ensure that the remaining accomplices of the suspect are arrested and duly prosecuted. 

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