A thirty-five-year-old man, Bakare Olalekan, yesterday confessed to newsmen that he bought a human heart for N10,000 from his friend, he simply identified as Oye, for “good luck charm.”

His words: “He (Oye) later sold three human hearts to me and he used one of them to prepare the charm for me. I later sold the remaining two to a suspect who is also being detained.”