Osun Amotekun arrests suspect specialized in desecrating corpses


Operatives of Western Nigeria Security Network Agency, Amotekun Osun, have apprehended one Afeez Odusanya, a 33-year-old truck driver who specialises in desecrating corpses.

Parading Odusanya among other suspects in Osogbo on Wednesday, the Field Commander, Osun Amotekun Corps, Amitolu Shittu disclosed that the suspect, who is a ritualist, was arrested for exhuming and extracting tooth from dead bodies at a burial ground at Ilesa, with the intention of using it for money ritual purposes.

Shittu also revealed that the suspect confessed that he started his quest for money ritual in 2016, but it failed twice after extracting teeth from two different bodies in Sagamu, Ogun State.

“12 teeth believed to have been extracted from corpses he exhumed for a money ritual were found in the suspect’s possession.

“Two finger bones were also recovered from him,” he said.

Other suspects paraded by the Osun Amotekun include, 30-year-old Ibrahim, who was arrested for stealing wielding engines and Toheeb, 35, who was arrested for stealing mechanical tools.

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