Olorunto Dipe (35), who happened to be a suspected human parts’ merchant, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
He confessed that he bought a human head for N12,500 from Cotonou, Benin Republic, with intention to sell it for N20,000. A police source said Dipe, who is the suspect was arrested by a SARS decoy team led by Abba Kyari, a
Superintendent of Police (SP), at Ajibawo in Atan-Ota, Ogun State, on October 22. Olorunto said: “It was one Asiwaju at Ado Odo-Ota in Ogun State, who asked me to bring a
human head. He said he would use it to cure me of leprosy. I went to Cotonou and bought it for N12,500 with intention of selling it for N20,000 to him. I was arrested with the head
as I wanted to go and deliver it.”He confessed.
Asiwaju was arrested and granted bail when he denied knowing Olorunto.
Olorunto is lamenting that Asiwaju denied him.
He said: “If I am released, I will stop dealing in human heads. Please tell the police to forgive me; I will not do it again.