Husband and Wife arrested with human parts [PHOTOS]
Men of the Ogun State police Command on Saturday arrested one 43-year-old man, Kehinde Oladimeji and his 35-year-old wife, Adejumoke Raji, for being in possession of fresh human parts.
According to a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, “The couple, who reside in MKO Abiola way Leme in Abeokuta, were arrested following a report lodged at Kemta Divisional Headquarters by one chief Moshood Ogunwolu, the Baale of Leme Community.”
The police said the community head knew of the couple’s deadly activities through one Pastor Adisa Olarewaju who is their co-tenant.
“Upon the complaint, the DPO Kemta Division, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle quickly led his detectives to the scene where 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 police said “the suspects confessed they were herbalists and that the human parts comprises of hands, breasts and other parts were given to them by one Michael who they claimed resided in Adatan area of Abeokuta.”
The police stressed that 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 is that of the found body or not.”
The statement noted that: “The 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.”
“The CP vowed that anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the crime would be brought to book to serve as a deterrent to others,” it added.