Three persons were on Tuesday morning arrested by the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa police in the Central region at Towuboase, a farming community in the area for allegedly possessing human parts.
Twenty-Five (25) year-old Akwesi Awudu according to Evans K. Oboafi Junior a local journalist in the area, was spotted on Tuesday dawn by some youth with a sack but when asked to stop on suspicion he had stolen something, he tried to flee.
“He was given a hot chase and after a distance, the youth managed to arrest him. They took the sack from him and when the contents were emptied, it was realized that he was concealing human bones in it”, he disclosed.
According to the journalist, the suspect was taken to the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa police where he mentioned two of his accomplices one Bismark Botwe 20 and Donkor Stephen 22 who have all been arrested.
According to him in his caution statement, he got the human parts from a grave they looted Monday night and was on his way to Swedru to sell them where it is on high demand by cyber fraudsters popularly called “Sakawa” in the local parlance before he was arrested.
Police personnel accompanied him to the cemetery where the grave was looted and it was indeed confirmed that a particular grave had been tempered with.
They are currently in custody assisting the police in their investigations and will soon be arraigned before court.