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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Crime: Police nab boutique owner in Ondo with human parts, commence further investigation




Operatives of the Anti- crime section of the Nigeria Police attached to Funmbi-Fagun police Station, Ondo on Sunday arrested a 24-year-old boutique seller and suspected to be “Yahoo boy” with human parts in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West local government area of Ondo State.

The suspect whose name was given as Franklin Akinyosoye, is currently detained at the station undergoing interrogations by the anti-crime section of the station.

The incident which occurred at Elewuro area of the community had resulted into panic and apprehension, as the head of a human was discovered in a sack inside the room of the suspect in a rented apartment locator in the area.

It was learnt that the human head was discovered in a black sack inside the compound by some teenagers who are children of the landlord who later raised an alarm before the matter was reported by the landlord at the station.

It was further learnt that when a search operation was further conducted by the police in the rented apartment of the suspected Yahoo boy, several human parts and other items suspected to be charms and human blood were also discovered by the police.

When interrogated by the police at the station, the suspect exonerated the landlord and confirmed the ownership of all the items found in his possession.

He further explained that he brought all the items from his herbalist who resides in Ikirun, Ifelodun Local Government area of Osun State.

Speaking on the matter, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the station, said the matter would be transferred to Akure the Ondo State capital as soon as investigation is completed on the matter.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Command Spokesperson, Mrs Funmi Odunlami-Omisanya, said “ONE FRANKLIN AKINYOSUYI , male, 26 years who claimed to be a photographer and own a boutique in ondo town was challenged by his landlord for keeping a bag in a corner of the compound , the landlord became suspicious and asked the young man to open the bag, when he did, a human skull was found in the bag.

“When the bag was opened, the bag had a box and the skull was found in the box.

“After he was arrested, he claimed it was given to him by a Native Doctor in Osun State to enhance his Business. Investigation is on going and the suspect is in custody,” she said.