Couple arrested with fresh human parts in Ogun

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By Sanusi Lateef

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command  have arrested one Kehinde Oladimeji (43 years) and his wife Adejumoke Raji (35) for allegedly been in possession of fresh different human parts.

The couple who are residents of no.72 MKO Abiola way Leme, Abeokuta, the State capital were arrested on Saturday 12th of February 2022, following a report lodged at Kemta Divisional Police Headquarters by one Chief Moshood Ogunwolu, the Baale of Leme Community.

The Baale according to the spokesman of the State Police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, 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.

Oyeyemi said upon the complaint, the Divisional Police Officer in-charge of the Division, Adeniyi Adekunle quickly led his detectives to the scene where search was conducted and 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”.

He added that on interrogation, the suspects confessed that they are herbalists and that the human parts comprising of hands, breasts and other parts were given to them by one Michael who they claimed resided at Adatan area of Abeokuta.

The spokesman said all efforts to locate the said Michael proved abortive as the suspects could not locate his house.

Oyeyemi noted that 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, thus, it is not yet clear whether the parts is that of the found body or not.

The State Police Commissioner, Lanre Bankole according to the spokesman has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.

The Commissioner vowed that anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the crime would be brought to book to serve as a deterrent to others.

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