Human parts possession: Kwara Assembly wants trial of suspects in Ilorin

Date: 2018-10-21

The Kwara House of Assembly has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to transfer the case of suspects arrested with human parts to the state for trial.

According to Chairman of the assembly’s Committee on Information and Culture, Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRafiu, the suspects were arrested in Ilorin and they should be tried under the state’s law in connection with the issue.

The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the lawmakers recently passed a bill, prohibiting dealings in human parts in any form in the state.

The state governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, given his assent to the bill.

At a news conference on Saturday in Ilorin, AbdulRafiu urged Police in Kwara to, as matter of urgency, publish the names of the suspects arrested in the state in connection with the crime.

He commended security agencies in the state for their effort in exposing perpetrators of criminal activities.

The lawmaker called on traditional rulers in the state and the public to always render useful information on security matters to law enforcers.

According to him, this will curb the activities of criminals and rid the state of crimes against humanity.

(NAN)

 

 


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