Businessman arrested for killing 9-year-old boy


Operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command have a businessman, Aminu Baba, for allegedly killing and dismembering a 9-year-old boy, identified as Ahmad Yakubu Aliyu.

It was also revealed that the suspect eats and sells human parts to prospective clients.

Speaking journalists, Mr Ayuba N. Elkanah, the state commissioner of police, the suspect who was arrested last week deals in cars and other vehicles in Gusau,the state capital.

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Prior to his arrest, the police discovered that the victim’s corpse was dumped at an uncompleted building.

The suspect, who has three wives and 19 children, said he employed two teenagers to scout for young boys to kill for him and they had done that twice, getting N1 million in return.

“I paid them N500,000 for each of the killing of the two young boys. We removed pen!s,eyes,intestines and Esophagus and I used to eat these human organs and sell some to those who need them,” the suspect said.

He, however, kept mum about where he raised the money he used to pay the killers and also did not disclose whether he had collaborators in the state.

Two weeks ago, the remains of the Aliyu was found in an uncompleted building in Barakallahu area of Gusau metropolis. He went missing shortly after he came back from lslamiyya School in Gadar Saga area of the city.

The owner of the building spotted the decomposing body of the little boy when he came to continue his construction work. He immediately closed the site and reported the matter to the police who later confirmed that Ahmad was killed and dumped.


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