Kwara police arrest medical doctor linked to organ harvest syndicate
Neutralise two gunmen, recover ammunition
Kwara State Police Command, yesterday, paraded a 36-year-old medical doctor, Dr. Adio Abbas Adeyemi, for allegedly killing four persons in the state.
One of the victims, who was reportedly missing at ‘F’ Division of the state’s Command, Tanke, Ilorin, was same young lady killed, dismembered and thrown into the bush at Alapa, in Asa Local Council of the state.
Addressing newsmen during the parade of the suspect at the Nigeria Police Headquarters in Ilorin yesterday, the Commissioner of police, Paul Odama, said the suspect would soon appear in court after thorough investigations over the allegations.
Odama said a case of culpable homicide was reported at Alapa Police Station to the effect that a lifeless body of a young, unknown lady was found in the bush beside the road with violent marks of injury on her head and blood on her face.
According to the CP , investigation into the case revealed that one Dr. Abass Adio Adeyemi was last seen with the deceased Ifeoluwa.
He said: “The circumstances surrounding the missing Ifeoluwa at Tanke and her being found dead at Alapa necessitated heightened suspicion that the doctor knew something about the missing lady.
“While the Command was searching for the doctor, news filtered in that Edo State Police Command had arrested Dr. Abbas Adio Adeyemi in connection with another case of killing.”
The commissioner of police explained that the Command in an effort to get to the root of the serial murder case in Kwara State succeeded in getting him released to the Command to help in the investigation.
“He confessed to having killed Ifeoluwa by hitting her with an object on the head and dumped the body at a bush in Alapa.
“He also confessed to having earlier sedated and causing the kidnap and killing of one Abubakar Malam Abubakar ‘m’ and killing of one Nafisat Halidu, ‘f’, a casual worker at General Hospital both in Kaiama and concealed her body in a trash-can, filled the trash-can with cement and kept it inside a locked store in the General Hospital Kaiama with the key in his possession.
“He further confessed to killing of one unknown lady buried inside same General Hospital’s store. Both bodies were exhumed, recovered and deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin.
“The suspect also confessed further to have been lured into organ harvesting by a yet-to-be-identified syndicate.”
The police boss added that a discreet investigation is still in progress to unravel other killings perpetrated by the suspect and his syndicate.
Some Items recovered from the suspects are: Toyota Camry LE, marked: WSN 494 AA, one black and one pink female handbag, one Infinix phone, One Tecno phone, female wig, a black veil and one female pantie and an industrial waste bin.
IN a related development, on February 17, 2023, at about 2350 hours, Musa Saka ‘m’ and Ridwan Shehu ‘m’ both of Onile-Aro village and Isalu farm settlements escaped and reported at Oke-Ero Police Division that some armed men invaded their farm settlements.
Policemen from the Division and a vigilante group in the area were mobilised and stormed the identified farm settlements. They were greeted on arrival at the scene with hail of bullets from the invaders.
The engagement by the police and vigilante group led to the neutralisation of two of the unknown armed men. But one of the vigilante squad sustained gunshot injuries and is presently recuperating.
According to the police, two AK-47 rifles with four live rounds of ammunition were recovered, and the bodies of the two unknown gunmen have been deposited in an undisclosed mortuary, while efforts are in top gear to arrest the remaining fleeing suspects.