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 .