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Police in Abuja arrest man with human skull, other parts


Police in Abuja arrest man with human skull, other parts

Story from Uji A. ILIYASU 

Officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) attached to Iddo Police Division of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, have arrested one Nuhu Ezra with human parts in his possession.

The suspect was arrested on 9 July 2024, at about 9:00pm, while the officers were acting on credible intelligence.

He was arrested in Gosa Kipikipi village, Lugbe, Abuja, with a human skull and bones of other human body parts.

FCT Police spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh, while confirming the arrest, said: “The suspect, upon interrogation, stated that he picked them up from the bush while hunting at Kuje and had the intention to sell the body parts for N600,000.”

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This is even as the FCT Commissioner of Police, Benneth Igweh, has ordered that a thorough investigation be conducted to ascertain the bearer of the body parts, the intended buyer, if the suspect killed anyone to be in possession of the body parts, and how long the suspect had been in the alleged business.

The CP also urged residents to be wary of their environment and to report suspicious activities to the Police always.

Proofreading, editing by Uji A. Iliyasu, Editor at Neptune Prime

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