Operatives of the Lagos State police command of the Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS have arrested three suspects in connection with pounded human flesh stashed in a sack in Lagos State Western Nigeria.
One of the suspects identified as Ekene was arrested with the sack and he then implicated two other suspects who were also arrested. The two other suspects included an Oil and Gas businessman and a middle aged man believed to be a native doctor.
They are detained at the police cell at SARS office in Ikeja, Lagos where they are being interrogated.
The Lagos Police PRO, SP Dolapo Badmos who confirmed the arrest, said police arrested Ekene with the human flesh and when he was interrogated he said he was sent by the oil magnate.
Police sources said Ekene was accosted by police detective on routine checks along Bucknor area of Ejigbo with one white sack containing undisclosed content.
Ekene was ordered to open the sack and he confessed that it contained human flesh. He was subsequently arrested and taken to the station where the matter was transferred to SARS.
When he made a confessional statement, he told the police that he was promised N500,000 by the oil magnate who asked him to abduct a baby for him.
He said out of the money he was promised, he was paid N100,000 as advance and he went and abducted a two year old baby for him which he took to a native doctor as he was directed.
He was caught while returning with the pounded body to the man that sent him to get his balance.
The suspects were still detained at SARS and were under going interrogation.
SP Dolapo said the rich businessman has not owned up that he was the person who sent Ekene for the job.
But police say they are on top of the situation and will get the truth