Man arrested with pounded human flesh in Lagos

NigeriaPoliceOperatives of the Lagos State Police Command of the Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have arrested three suspects in connection with pounded human flesh stashed in a sack in Lagos State. One of the suspects identified as Ekene was arrested with the sack and he then implicated two other suspects, who were also arrested.

The two other suspects included an Oil and Gas businessman (name withheld) and a middle-aged man believed to be a native doctor. They are currently detained at the police cell at SARS office in Ikeja, where they are being interrogated.

The Lagos State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), SP Dolapo Badmos, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspects were undergoing interrogation following the discovery.

According to her, the police arrested Ekene with the human flesh and when he was interrogated he said he was sent by the oil magnate. Police sources said Ekene was accosted by the police detective on routine check along Bucknor area of Ejigbo with one white sack containing undisclosed content.

Ekene was ordered to open the sack and he confessed that it contained human flesh. He was subsequently arrested and taken to the station where the matter was transferred to SARS.

He told the police that he was promised N500,000 by the oil magnate, who asked him to abduct a baby for him. He said out of the money he was promised, he was paid N100,000 as advance and he went and abducted a two-year-old baby for him, which he took to a native doctor as he was directed. He said he was caught after he was returning the severed and pounded body to the man that sent him to get his balance.

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