The Kwara Police Command on Thursday paraded a hospital attendant, Fatima Suleiman, and a herbalist, Salaudeen Ibrahim, for allegedly stealing a novel born baby’s placenta on Oct. 31 at Capstone Hospital, Ilorin.
The country Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Aminu Saleh, at the same time briefing newsmen at the Police Headquarters, Ilorin, said that the placenta was handed over to Suleiman to bestow to the father of the baby, Jimoh Abdulfatah.
This followed a successful caesarean operation on the baby’s mother, individual Bashirat Jimoh.
Saleh said the attendant instead, delivered the placenta to herbalist (Ibrahim) for alleged money-making rituals.
He said that the attendant carried out the act with the hope of getting monetary reward from the herbalist.
The commissioner of police also said that 10 suspected cultists were arrested at multitudinous hideouts within Ilorin.
He gave the suspects’ names as Bolakale Bayero, Yinka Alabi, Ibrahim Olatunde, Abeeb Azeez, Sikiru Jimoh, Abdullahi Olarewaju, Taofiq Suleiman, Yusuf Alao, Musa Imam and Abdullahi Abubakar.
He said that the suspects were arrested on Oct. 20 at multitudinous hideouts for alleged storm, causing wound, mischief and destroying natives’s properties within Eruda Community in Ilorin.
He said that every the suspects would soon be charged to court.