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Oyo Amotekun Arrests Human Parts Merchant In Ibadan, Outfit Under Pressure To Release Suspect




Operatives of Amotekun Corps in Oyo State on Tuesday arrested a suspected human elements service provider, Mutiu Abdul-Rasheed, over dealing in human physique elements for ritual functions.


The corps mentioned the 40-year-old man was caught with recent palms of some individuals and different physique elements.

Abdul-Rasheed, who reportedly hails from Ede in Osun State, mentioned he belonged to a gang concerned in getting recent human elements for some folks and on the identical time exhuming useless our bodies of those that they knew their names and fogeys’ names earlier than their demise. However different members of the gang have been mentioned to be at massive.

The Commandant of Amotekun Corps within the state, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd) advised journalists that the suspect was investigated for some months earlier than he was nabbed. He added that “satirically, calls have been coming in and people have been urgent for his launch.”

Nevertheless, Olayanju didn’t point out the names of those that had been pressurising the safety outfit to launch the suspect, and he didn’t additionally give any indication whether or not the folks calling for the suspect’s launch are personal residents or public workplace holders.

The gang was mentioned to have operated within the Lagelu space of Ibadan earlier than the Abdul-Rasheed was caught. 

Abdul-Rasheed mentioned: “We solely exhume our bodies which can be recognized to us as a result of we should know the useless individual when she or he was alive. 

“We should additionally know his or her identify in addition to their mom’s identify. Realizing the identify of the mom of the useless individual that we need to promote the physique elements prices from those who purchase the human elements from us extra.” 

Gadgets recovered from the suspect embody weapons, charms, decaying physique elements, motorbike and automobile.

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