The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Niger State on Saturday paraded three suspects aged 34, 35 and 24 who were caught with a human head.
Confirming the arrests to newsmen, Mr Philip Ayuba, the state Commandant of NSCDC, that the suspects were arrested in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.
“I invited you here to see three suspects that we arrested on the ground of possession of a human head.
He said, “After we arrested them, they confessed to us that they own the human head.’’
Ayuba said the suspects who all are indigene of Ekpa village in Mokwa were arrested on Thursday while trying to sell the head in Mokwa.
“Our personnel pretended to be bargaining with them on how much to pay before they were arrested,’’ he said.
The NSCDC boss said that the suspects had made confessional statements in writing, adding that they would be handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.