The Nigeria Police, Kwara command has arrested a 24-year-old man, Kehinde John Moses, with a bag containing a freshly severed human head and hand.
Moses was arrested along Ajase-Ipo road during stop and search duty. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Bagega, made the disclosure in a statement in Ilorin on Monday.
Bagega said that the suspect was arrested by a team of ‘Operation Harmony’ in a commercial bus. In the process of searching the bag, his accomplice took to his heels while Moses was held. According to the commissioner, the bag contained freshly severed head and hands of a boy.
The CP said that during interrogation, the suspect confessed to have killed the victim, who was identified as Mohammed, in Ajase Ipo. He did so alongside his fleeing partner for ritual purposes.
The police has swung to action taking the suspect and a team of investigators to where the body was dumped for purposes of recovery.