Couple, Two Others Apprehended for Alleged Possession of Human Skull

The Ogun state Police command have arrested a couple Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso and two others, Muyideen Tolubi and a herbalist, Sonubi Taiwo, for being in possession of a suspected human skull.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement said the four suspects were arrested last Thursday following information received by the police that the suspects were digging a grave in Odogbolu.

According to him, the DPO Odogbolu division, CSP Afolabi Yusuf based on intelligent information, led his detectives to the scene but the suspects had already removed the head of the corpse and left.

The three of the suspects confessed to being the persons that dug the grave and decapitated the corpse and later took the detectives to Ikenne, where the fourth person who asked them to bring the head for ritual purpose was apprehended.

DSP Oyeyemi said the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.

Modupeola Sobukonla

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