The Kwara State Police Command today arrested a twenty four year-old boy, Kehinde John Moses
along Ajase Ipo-Ilorin road for being in possession of a freshly severed head and hands.
A statement issued by the spokesman of the command, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, said a team of operation Harmony on a stop and search duty early this morning, stopped one suspected commercial bus and in the process of searching a bag, one boy took to his heels while his partner was held, and found in possession of a bag containing human parts.
According to the statement, in the course of interrogation, the boy confessed to have killed the victim named Mohammed in Ajase Ipo with his fleeing partner for ritual purposes.
The suspect, however took a team of investigators to where the body was dumped for purposes of recovery and subsequent transfer to the hospital for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Lawal Bagega, has directed the homicide section of the state criminal investigation department to thoroughly investigate the case and arrest anybody connected to the heinous crime.
He said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.
The commissioner of police, therefore advised criminals to vacate Kwara State, as the Command possesses the capacity to deploy all legal means to deal with criminals.