The Kwara Police Command has arrested a 24-year-old, identified as Kehinde Moses, said to be in possession of a bag containing human parts, a freshly severed human head, and hand along Ajasse-Ipo, Ilorin highway axis of the state. The bag said to contain a freshly severed human head and hand.
The Police in Kwara has arrested a 24-year-old man, Kehinde Moses, with a bag, allegedly containing a freshly severed human head and hand along Ajase-Ipo road during stop and search duty.
As stated, Moses was apprehended by a team of ‘Operation Harmony’ along Ajase-Ipo road during their daily stop and search duty, while a man, who was alleged to be a companion to Moses was said to have fled.
Confirming the arrest yesterday, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Bagega, said that the suspect was arrested by the men of the command in a commercial bus, and in the process of searching the bag, Moses’s partner took to his heels while he was held.
According to him, the bag was searched and a freshly severed head and hands of a boy were discovered.
Bagega explained that during interrogation, the suspect confessed to have killed the victim, identified as Mohammed, in Ajase Ipo with his fleeing partner for ritual purposes.
The CP through a statement disclosed by the Spokesman of the state police command, Okasanmi Ajayi, said he has directed the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) to thoroughly investigate the case and arrest anybody connected to the heinous crime.
The police boss added that the suspect had taken a team of investigators to where the body of the victim was dumped for recovery purposes.
“The suspect took a team of investigators to where the body was dumped for purposes of recovery and subsequent transfer to the hospital for autopsy,” the statement added.
Bagega said the investigation into the case was ongoing and the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation was concluded.