Police in Ekiti arrest man with roast human Parts
Police in Ekiti State have arrested a 23-year-old man, simply identified as Nifemi with roasted human parts.
He was arrested by police last Saturday in Ijero Ekiti during a stop and search operation.
The suspected ritualist, according to an eyewitness who confirmed the development to journalists in Ado Ekiti was nabbed while going to Okemesi Ekiti in Ekiti West local government of the state with severed human being hands.
Police in Ijero Division, before the arrest had beefed up security across the local government following tip off from the public that bandits were planning to invade the area.
Sources added that the young man was said to have kept the human parts in a polythene bag before he was apprehended along Ijero-Ikoro road while heading to Okemesi to deliver it to his customers.
“When quizzed by the police, the young man said he got the two hands at Asa farmstead near Okemesi and brought it to Ijero .
“He told the police that he wanted to take the human parts to Okemesi to go and sell to some people”.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr Caleb Ikechukwu, who confirmed the arrest said that investigations have begun into the matter on how to arrest other members of the syndicate.
“Our men arrested him during one of our operations. We are gathering more facts about the case, because we are aware he has been operating with some people and they have to be brought to book”, he said.