One Jimoh Sabiku and Adesola David have been arrested by operatives of the Oyo state police command on Thursday.
They were arrested for selling human heart for the sum of N10,000.
The state police commisioner, Ngozi Onadeko who paraded the suspects at the command headquarters, Eleyele, Ibadan explained that the suspects were travelling along Igbeti/Igboho Expressway when the police caught them.
She explained that; “Sometime in the month of January 2021, one Jimoh Sabiku approached one Musibaudeen Aroju that he needed a human heart for money ritual. Musibaudeen Aroju replied that he will introduce a person that can 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 ten thousand naira (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 were found on them. Taofeek who allegedly 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.”
Onadeko said other people who were paraded were caught for armed robbery, kidnaping, trans-border car snatchers and many other crimes.