BY DEMOLA AKINYEMI
ILORIN— Men of Kwara State Police Command have discovered abandoned buildings along Lagos‑Ilorin expressway, in the Ilorin International Airport area, suspected to be hideout for criminals dealing in human parts and other nefarious criminal activities.
Some of the items discovered in the six buildings of about 18 flats, said to be owned by an 85-year‑old socialite, include decomposed human parts, a decomposing headless body, decomposed human feet, snail shells, piece of cloth suspected to be used in strangulating victims, under-wears, NYSC caps, shoes, eye glasses, hand set cover, sandals, among other personal belongings, were found in the abandoned buildings.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Ambrose Aisabor, said this during a press conference yesterday at the Police Headquarters, Ilorin.
Aisabor said the command’s special undercover agents, with information from members of the public, discovered the criminal hideout on Saturday.
According to the state Police Commissioner; “we have made another breakthrough in our efforts to ensure that we chase out criminals from this state and ensure that residents live in peace.”
He added that the identified buildings have inscription of “For Sale” written all over them. They are located near NASFAT praying ground, with a road separating the fenced buildings and the praying ground.”
The police boss, who said no arrest has been made so far, added that the aged socialite, who allegedly owns the place and suspected to be a native of Oro town in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state, was being interrogated.
The Kwara State Police Commissioner, who also paraded one Ganiyu Lawal, suspected to be a robber, said the suspect removed a Toyota Camry, with number plate Lagos APP 645 AN, from where it was parked in Ikorodu, Lagos.