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 components service provider, Mutiu Abdul-Rasheed, over dealing in human physique components for ritual functions.

The corps stated the 40-year-old man was caught with contemporary fingers of some individuals and different physique components.


Oyo Amotekun Arrests Human Parts Merchant In Ibadan, Outfit Under Pressure To Release Suspect 2

Abdul-Rasheed, who reportedly hails from Ede in Osun State, stated he belonged to a gang concerned in getting contemporary human components for some folks and on the identical time exhuming useless our bodies of those who they knew their names and fogeys’ names earlier than their demise. But different members of the gang had been stated to be at giant.

The Commandant of Amotekun Corps within the state, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd) informed journalists that the suspect was investigated for some months earlier than he was nabbed. He added that “ironically, calls have been coming in and individuals have been pressing for his release.”

However, Olayanju didn’t point out the names of those who 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 stated to have operated within the Lagelu space of Ibadan earlier than the Abdul-Rasheed was caught. 

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

“We must also know his or her name as well as their mother’s name. Knowing the name of the mother of the dead person that we want to sell the body parts costs from those that buy the human parts from us more.” 

Items recovered from the suspect embody weapons, charms, decaying physique components, motorbike and automobile.

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

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