The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three people over the alleged killing of a man whose name has not been revealed.
The trio were caught for possessing body parts of the deceased in Ibadan, the state capital, on Thursday.
Sources told DAILY POST that the suspects are Taofeeq Kabelohun and Rahmon Muibi, also known as Alubarika, with the third person’s name not yet revealed when this report was written.
It was gathered that the three suspects conspired to kill the man whom they asked to follow them to visit a place around Moniya area in the Akinyele Local Government Area.
They were later arrested by the police after it was discovered that blood was coming out of the booth of their car.
A video, which has been in circulation since Friday, showed that the three suspects are now with the police at the State Criminal Investigation Department.
In the video obtained by DAILY POST, the trio displayed the head and other parts of the man they killed.
Sources who asked not to be named revealed that Kabelohun was the Mufasir (Deputy Imam) of Orisun Awotan Central Mosque, Awotan in Ido Local Government Area, Ibadan, until his arrest.
Another source within the community revealed that Kabelohun and Muibi had been arrested more than twice for the same offence at Peace Estate and Adaba community along the Apete-Akufo road.
“These people had been arrested more than twice on this same issue, and they are living in our midst, one at Peace Estate and the other at Adaba,” he said.
Another source in the community revealed that the duo were arrested when they were trying to remove body parts from a grave in Ibadan.
“The two have been caught while trying to remove dead body from grave in Ibadan”.
Another revealed that the man they killed came from Sango Otta in Ogun State.
Orisun Awotan Central Mosque removes Kabelohun as Mufasir over murder case
Meanwhile, the Orisun Awotan Central Mosque has removed Kabelohun as the Mufasir of the mosque.
A source within the mosque made this revelation on Sunday.
Our correspondent learnt that the decision was taken during a meeting held in the mosque on Friday and had Chief Imam of the mosque, Alhaji Taiwo Huzain; Chairman, Orisun, Adaba, Akowo and Environs Muslim Community, Barrister Akib Akintola; and other stakeholders of the mosque in attendance.
The mosque, in the communique obtained by DAILY POST on Sunday, indicated that Mallam Abdulhakeem Abdulrasheed had been installed as the new Mufasir of the mosque.
The communique reads, “That Taofik Kabelohun should be removed as the Mufasir of Orisun Awotan Central Mosque. Henceforth, he is no longer the mosque member.
“This is due to his gross misconduct and the recent alleged murder case he is involved in. However, the stakeholders unanimously agreed that Mallam Abdulhakeem Abdulrasheed should be installed as the new Mufasir of the mosque with immediate effect after today’s Jumat service.
“That new committee should be inaugurated that will look into the affairs of the mosque. May Allah (SWT) rectify our affairs. Ma-Aslam”.