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Herbalist caught with human body parts in Kwara

Date: 2017-06-09

 

An Ilorin Magistrates' Court on Thursday remanded in prison custody a herbalist, Busari Abdulwasiu, for unlawful possession of human parts.

Magistrate Mohammed Lawal ordered that the accused be remanded at Mondala Prison, Ilorin and adjourned the case until June 19 for a mention.

The Prosecutor, Insp. Toying Olasupo told the court that the accused was apprehended on April 23 by residents of Ita-Kudimo area of Ilorin.

According to the prosecutor, the police saved the accused from being lynched by an angry mob.

He said that on interrogation, the accused could not give a satisfactory account of how he came about the human head and body parts.

The prosecutor said that police investigation revealed that Abdulwasiu was a herbalist using the human parts for rituals.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge of unlawful possession of human part.

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