A 48-year-old herbalist, Ibukun Moses, has been arrested in Igbokoda, Ondo State, while attempting to sell human parts.
The body parts allegedly belongs to a lady identified as Toyin who was brought to the herbalist for treatment but died of an undisclosed illness.
Immediately after her death, information gathered shows that the herbalist contacted her family to come and take her for burial. .
The family then agreed to bury her in Igbokoda in a cemetery which the herbalist took them to.
However, after the burial was concluded, the herbalist returned to the cemetery to exhume her corpse, cut off her head, the two hands and some other vital organs.
The suspect ran out of luck when the victim’s family members went back to the tomb to pray for the repose of her soul, but discovered that it had been tampered with.
The matter was immediately reported to the ZIS office at Obada-Oko area of Ogun State and the herbalist was arrested, but denied knowing anything about the incident.
During interrogation, the suspect eventually confessed that he intended to sell the body parts to his co-herbalists so that he could buy foodstuff for his family.