A native doctor has died while waiting to receive the head and wrists of a female human for ritual in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The police had arrested two suspects, Wasiu Omonose (35) and Akanbi Ibrahim (32), with the body parts in connection to the incident on Oke Oyi-Jebba road on a motorcycle last week.
According to Daily Trust, a credible police source who was part of the investigating team said that the operatives investigating the matter discovered the development when they got to the herbalist’s residence in Ilorin.
He said, “The herbalist was dead by the time operatives got to his house with the suspects for further investigation.
“During investigation, one of the suspects earlier told the officers that by the time he went to pick up the head and the hands, he called the herbalist but the phone was picked by one of his family members who broke the news of his death.
“It was while they were going in a tricycle which operator was unaware of the contents their bag that they were caught.”