Police arrest pastor with human parts concealed in bags

Umar Manko, Lagos Police Commissioner
Lagos State Police Commissioner, Umar Manko

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko, on Monday confirmed the arrest of two persons, including a pastor, for allegedly being in possession of fresh human parts, which they concealed in two bags.

The commissioner said the pastor and his accomplices were arrested on Saturday and were currently being detained at the State Criminal Investigations Department for further investigation.

According to him,  fingers, heart, liver, kidney and intestines were all concealed in two bags, which were discovered during a stop-and-search operation by policemen from  Ikotun Police Divisional Office.

Mr. Manko disclosed further that two bottles, filled with what was suspected to be human blood, were also recovered from the suspects.

The commissioner also said the police have commenced investigation into the killing of an Assistant Superintendent. of Customs, who was allegedly shot dead by his colleague on duty post.

The Police chief, who confirmed the incidents to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said  the suspect, a Deputy Superintendent. of Customs, was being detained at the state Criminal Investigation Department.

However, NAN investigation at the department revealed that about eight persons, all customs personnel, who were on duty with the deceased on Saturday when the incident occurred along the Lagos-Badagry highway, had been invited by the police.

NAN gathered that the police had also requested for the release of the vehicle containing the contraband the deceased and his colleagues wanted to impound during the shooting.


Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility


Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.