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“Human flesh is tastier than that of animals” Aged grandma and accomplice kill & eat 9-year-old boy in Minna

An
unusual cult group which specializes in eating roasted human flesh in Kuso
Village in Lavun Local Government Area, Minna in Niger state has been
apprehended by the Niger state police force according to the website, Crime
& Security.
The cult group which comprises
of an aged grandmother, Fatima and her accomplices Tetengi (male) and one
Aminatu, were arrested for murdering a nine year old boy, Umar, roasting the
body and eating it.

Prior to the victim’s murder,
his father, Mohammed (surname withheld) had placed him in care of his mother,
Fatima, pending his arrival from a short journey within the state –
however, things turned out unexpected.
A police source at the
Homicide unit of the Criminal Investigation Department, Niger State Police
Command headquarters, Minna, disclosed that Fatima, who happens to be the first
suspect, gave the boy to the second suspect, Tetengi with an understanding to
slaughter the boy and share his body among the three of them which included
Aminatu.
Investigations by the police
revealed the victim was slaughtered by Tetengi, who roasted the boy and shared
his body with Fatima and Aminatu as planned.
Upon his return from his trip
with no trace of his son, the victim’s father reported the case at the Bida
Divisional Police Headquarters, to unravel the mystery behind the disappearance
of the nine-year-old boy.
The Police commenced
preliminary investigation into the matter after which the arrests of the three
suspects were made and the case was transferred to the Criminal Investigation
Department of the state police command.
The suspects confessed to the
crime during interrogation by the homicide detectives adding that human flesh
was tastier than those of animals.
The Police Public Relations
Officer, Niger State Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
Ibrahim Abiodun Gambari, confirmed the incident saying “the three suspects
confessed to the crime upon interrogation and were charged to court on first
information report for the offence of criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide,
cannibalism and killing of an innocent citizen, an offence punishable under the
law.”
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