Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an Islamic cleric, Alfa Kayode Abdul-Fatai in Alakuko area of the State for being in possession of human parts including a female private organ.
The suspect, who was arrested at No. 4, Okedumola Street, Off Obadare area, was found also with a female heart and a female lap discovered in his room.
In a statement confirming the arrest, Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, said the Islamic cleric was arrested following a tip off and investigation by the officers in the command.
He noted that during interrogation, the suspect stated that the said human parts were given to him by an accomplice who has also been rounded up.
Oti said the suspect and the accomplice would be charged to court at the end of investigation adding that the Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal has called on members of the public to be conscious of the activities of people living within their vicinity, and report any suspicious movement to law enforcement agencies.
He quoted CP Imohimi urging members of the public to embark on ‘Operation Know Your Neighbour’, because the Alfa was staying in a compound with neighbours who didn’t know what he does for a living.