The Oyo state police command has paraded five persons for allegedly selling a human heart for N10,000.
Parading the suspects at the State Police Headquarters Eleyele Ibadan on Thursday, April 8, the state police commissioner, CP. Ngozi Onadeko gave the names of the suspects as Jimoh Sabiku ‘m’ age 35 years, Adesola David ‘m’ age 24 years, Bello Waheed ‘m’ age 45 years, Habeeb Musa ‘m’ age 34 years and Musibau Aroju ‘m’ age 51 years.
While speaking with the newsmen, Onadeko said sometime in January 2021, one Jimoh Sabiku had approached one Musibaudeen Aroju that he needed a human heart for money ritual of which the said Musibaudeen Aroju promised to introduce him to one Alfa Taofeek a.k.a Karile who he said was capable of procuring the human heart.
The CP, who further explained how the suspects were arrested said:
“Sometime in the month of January, 2021 one Jimoh Sabiku approached one Musibaudeen Aroju that he needed a human heart for money ritual of which the said Musibaudeen Aroju replied him that he would introduce a person that could get the human heart for him.
“He thereafter introduced one Alfa Taofeek Karile to the said Jimoh Sabiku. The said Alfa Taofeek thereafter got the human heart to Jimoh Sabiku at Saki town on Thursday 18th March, 2021 at the sum of N10,000.
“On 19th March, 2021, the said Adesola David was intercepted while on Bajaj motorcycle with registration number AYE 125 QE by men of Federal Highway Patrol team, who were on Stop and Search duty at forest area along Igbeti-Igboho Road, when the said Adesola David together with one Habib Musa were searched. The heart suspected to be human heart was found on them.
“However, the Alfa Taofeek who sold the heart suspected to be human heart to one Jimoh Sabiku at the rate of N10,000 is now at large and effort is being intensified to arrest him.”