A 40-year-old suspected ritualist identified as Mutiu Abdulrasheed, was arrested for allegedly selling human parts.
The suspect was arrested by operatives of Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), popularly called Amotekun Corps, in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The suspect was arrested on Saturday at about 3 am in his residence at Lagelu Local Government Area of the state.
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The arrested was confirmed in a statement by the Commandant, Col. Olayinka Olayanju.
According to him, Abdulrasheed, who was a member of a gang that had been operating for long, was obtaining the human body parts by either killing human beings and cutting them into pieces, as well as exhuming fresh corpses from the grave, which were also being cut into pieces for sale.
Exhibits recovered from him included a human skull, human bones, severed hand, locally-made guns, cutlasses, charms and amulets.
Col. Olayanju disclosed that Amotekun had been on the trail of the suspect for months, with the engagement of a young man as a mole, in order to get the details of his involvement in the crime.
The commandant stated further that another suspect, known as Baba Ishola, is currently at large after he became suspicious that Abdulrasheed had been arrested.