In Nigeria: Police Arrest Killers, Suspected Cannibal For Eating, Selling Human Parts In Zamfara

The crest of the Nigeria Police Force crest is on a police officer in Abuja on October 3rd, 2020 PHOTO: Sodiq Adelakun/Channels TV

Police in Zamfara State have arrested eight suspects for criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide, dealing with human parts, cannibalism, theft, and vandalizing electric copper wires.

Details of the arrest were embedded in a statement by the Zamfara State Police Commissioner, CP Ayuba Elkanah.

According to the commissioner, at about noon on 12th December, one Ali Yakubu Aliyu reported at central police station Gusau that, his 9-year-old son, Ahmad Yakubu, was missing.

On receiving the report, police detectives swung into action and commenced a discreet investigation into the matter.

Later on the 28th of December, the police detectives received an intelligence report with regards to the missing boy’s case and on the same day, a corpse was found in an uncompleted building at Barakallahu area of Gusau, with its two (2) hands and legs tied with a rag and head covered with polythene bag.

Detectives proceeded to the scene and found out that the corpse was indeed that of the missing child, he was later evacuated to the hospital for autopsy.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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