An Islamic cleric has landed in serious trouble after mutilated body parts of his dead friend was found in his possession.
A Magistrates Court in Ilorin on Thursday ordered the remand of an Islamic cleric, Babatunde Suleiman of Oloje area, Ilorin for allegedly being in possession of human parts.
He was remanded at the Oke-kura Prison, Ilorin by the Magistrate Bio Saliu who adjourned the case until August 31 for further mention. PM News gathered the Alfa exhumed the corpse of his friend and severed the head, two legs and two hands for ritual purposes.
The prosecutor, Inspector Isaac Yakubu said that the human head, two legs and two hands were recovered from the ceiling of the defendant’s room.
The prosecutor said that the parts were traced as a result of offensive odour from the defendant’s house. He said that the defendant was docked on a two-count charge of criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of human parts, offences that contravened Sections 97 and 219 of Penal Code.
The defendant denied committing the offences, while the prosecutor objected to the bail application, adding that investigation was still ongoing.