No fewer than six abandoned buildings along Lagos‑Ilorin expressway, in the Ilorin International Airport area, suspected to be hideout for criminals dealing in human parts and other nefarious criminal activities have been uncovered by Kwara state police command.
Speaking during a press conference yesterday at the Police Headquarters, Ilorin, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ambrose Aisabor said the buildings were discovered on Saturday by the command’s special undercover agents, following a tip off from members of the public, Punch reports.
“We have made another breakthrough in our efforts to ensure that we chase out criminals from this state and ensure that residents live in peace,” Aisabor said.
Related: Lagos Police Uncover Kidnappers’ Den In Ogun State
He said that the identified buildings had inscription of “For Sale” written all over them.
He explained that though no arrest has been made, the 85-year‑old socialite, who allegedly owns the place and suspected to be a native of Oro town in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state, was being interrogated.
Some of the items discovered in the six buildings of about 18 flats, include decomposed human parts, a decomposing headless body, decomposed human feet, snail shells, piece of cloth suspected to be used in strangulating victims, under-wears, NYSC caps, shoes, eye glasses, hand set cover, sandals, among other personal belongings.
The police has been trying in its effort to curb criminal activities in the country. It would be recalled that it was reported on June 17 that two structures belonging suspected kidnappers in Ogidi and Ojoto communities in Idemili North and South Local Government Areas of Anambra state were demolished by the police.