A 33-year-old truck repairer was caught by the Osun Amotekun Corps allegedly extracting the teeth of a corpse for money ritual.
Afeez Odusanya was among several suspects paraded by the corps in Osogbo on Wednesday, April 27.
The Field Commander, Osun Amotekun Corps, Mr. Amitolu Shittu, told newsmen that 12 teeth believed to have been extracted from corpses he exhumed for money ritual were found in the suspect’s possession.
He further stated that two finger bones were also recovered from him.
Shittu said the suspect lives in Sagamu, Ogun State, but was caught at a burial ground in Ilesa, Osun State, while allegedly exhuming a corpse for ritual.
“I was caught after I exhumed a corpse at a burial ground in Ilesa which I wanted to use for money ritual. I have been exhuming corpses since 2016 and removing their parts for money ritual, but the rites failed.
“I exhumed corpses at Sagamu, Ogun State, but was caught in Osun while trying to remove the teeth of a corpse. It used to take me about 30 minutes to remove a tooth from a corpse. But after some time, it takes me lesser time because I mastered it.”
Shittu said all the suspects would be handed over to the Osun command of the Department of State Services for prosecution.