The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested four persons for unlawfully been in possession of a human skull.
Naija News reports that a statement from the Ogun Police Command on Monday, said upon the report, the DPO Odogbolu division, Afolabi Yusuf led his detectives to the scene but the suspects had already removed the head of the corpse and left.
This online news platform understands that the suspects, namely Muyideen Tolubi, Niyi Folorunso, Sonubi Taiwo and Remilekun Folorunso were arrested on Thursday, September 24, following a piece of information received by the police in Odogbolu division that some people were digging a grave with the aim of removing already buried corpse who was not in any way related to them.
An intelligence-based investigation, however, led to the arrest of the couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso as well as Muyideen Tolubi.
Upon the interrogation, it was learned that the three of the suspects confessed to have dug the grave and removed the head of the corpse. The detectives led them to Ikenne where the fourth suspect who asked them to bring the head for a ritual purpose was apprehended.
Oyeyemi said Edward Ajogun, the Ogun Commissioner of Police, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.