Ilorin court remands 7 suspects caught with assorted human parts
Seven persons, a woman inclusive, have been remanded by an Ilorin magistrate court for allegedly engaging in buying and selling of human parts.
The accused were arraigned on a three-count charge of buying and selling of human parts, unlawful opening of graves and unlawful possession of human parts.
The accused are Aisahat Yunusa, Azeez Yakub, Ahmed Yahaya, Soliu Ayinde, AbdulGaniyu Bamidele, AbdulRasak Babamale and Lukman Saka.
The accused were arrested on October 5 by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, ‘D’ Division, Adewole, Ilorin.
The offences for which the accused were brought before the court contravene Sections 1, 4 and 7 of the Kwara State Prohibition of Dealing in Human Parts Law, No. 4 of 2018.
The Prosecutor, ASP Kunle Iwalaye told the court that investigation into the case was ongoing and objected to the bail of the accused.
The presiding Magistrate, Mohammed Ndakene agreed with the submission as he ordered that the accused be remanded at the Federal Prison Yard, Oke-kura, Ilorin until the next adjourned date fixed for November 13.