Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested four persons for unlawful possession of human skull.
This was disclosed by the spokesman of the Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who said the three men and a lady were arrested on September 24, 2020.
The suspects: Muyideen Tolubi, Niyi Folorunso, Sonubi Taiwo and Remilekun Folorunso, were arrested following information received by the police in Odogbolu Division that some people were digging a grave with the aim of removing already buried corpse not in any way related to them.
Upon the information, the Divisional Police Officer, Odogbolu Civision, CSP Afolabi Yusuf, led detectives to the scene, but the suspects had already removed the head of the corpse and left.
The police there and then embarked on an intelligence based investigation, which led to the arrest of the couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso, as well as Muyideen Tolubi.
The three of them confessed being the persons that dug the grave and removed the head of the corpse.
They later took detectives to Ikenne, where the fourth person, who asked them to bring the head for ritual purpose, was apprehended.
The Command’s Commissioner, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.