​Cannibalism or ritual? Police arrest man with roasted human parts in Taraba

​Police arrest man with roasted human parts in Taraba

The Police in Taraba say they have arrested a 60 – year – old man , Abubakar Abdulkadir , for allegedly being in possession of roasted human parts .

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Mr David Misal , on Friday said the suspect was arrested at Alin -Gora Village, Ardo – kola Council Area of the state .

The police image maker said Abdulkadir was arrested with the body parts suspected to be that of his nephew, Ali Gimba , reportedly missing on April 27 .

“ He was found in possession of body parts of the missing boy . He roasted part of the boy ’ s body and loaded it in a sack.

“ We also recovered a knife and a hoe which the suspect used in digging a hole to pour and cover the boy ’ s blood , ” the police spokesman said .

Misal further said the police were investigating the motive behind the crime , adding that the suspect would be charged to court , after the investigation .

“ We want to know the purpose of this crime . Is it for ritual; to eat the flesh , or for sale .

( NAN)

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