- Police have uncovered human parts in a church in Ogun state
- The police also arrested a pastor and three others over the discovery
- The state police commissioner, Ahmed Iliyasu added that a 43-year-old herbalist, Haruna Afolabi, was among the suspects
Men of Ogun state police command have arrested a pastor and three other suspects in connection with the discovery of suspected human parts buried inside a church in Ota.
Vanguard reports that the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, who paraded the cleric Wednesday August 16 in Ota, said the arrested 77-year-old prophet, Samuel Babatunde, is the founder of Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Itedo Isinmi Ayo Parish, Egan Road in Iyana-Iyesi area of Ota.
NAIJ.com gathered that the police boss who conducted newsmen round the Church premises said the discovery followed the arrest on Saturday of a suspected serial kidnapper, Jeremiah Adeola.
According to Iliyasu , Adeola, 32, specialised in kidnapping children and had already confessed that the prophet of the white garment church was the receiver of the abducted children.
The Police Commissioner added that a 43-year-old herbalist, Haruna Afolabi, was among the suspects, who allegedly buried the human parts at the entrance of the church.
He said: “Operatives attached to the police Area Command in Ota on Sunday received technical intelligence about Adeola and eventually apprehended him.
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“On the strength of the intelligence, detectives from Ota Area Command were detailed to effect the arrest of the suspect; and at about 10:20am of the date, their efforts paid off when the said Jeremiah Adeola was promptly arrested.
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