A suspect identified as Michael Olagunju has been arrested by the Kwara State Police Command for allegedly selling the body parts of his father to some ritualists in Kajola, Odo-Owa in the Oke-Ero Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the suspect killed his father on his farm at Kajola last Thursday and connived with some ritualists to remove Olagunju’s body parts, including his two hands and his heart.
A brother of the deceased who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the family members are convinced that the suspect had a hand in his father’s death.
“That is why we handed him over to the police,” he added.
The incident was confirmed by the spokesman of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi.
He said, “A farmer was killed on his farm at Kajola in Odo-Owa last week. One suspect has been arrested in connection with the crime. The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Bagega, has ordered discreet Investigation into the matter.”
In another development, one Lukman Abdulmalik has reported his son Abdulmalik Kehinde, to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to help recover his money reportedly stolen by the son.
The spokesman for the NSCDC in Kwara State, Afolabi Babawale, in a statement released on Thursday, said, “the old man complained bitterly that his son, Kehinde, has been stealing his money for some time now and recently he stole the sum of N44,000 from his room and all his efforts to reform him has proved abortive.”
Babawale said that after a thorough investigation by operatives of NSCDC, Kehinde confessed that he stole his father’s money adding that a sum of N33,000 was recovered from him while he said that he had spent the balance.
He said that Kehinde had been transferred to the NSCDC Kwara State Command Guidance and Rehabilitation Unit where He was being rehabilitated.