The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Babalola Alex, for being in possession of a human skull. The suspect, an indigene of Ondo State was Thursday, arrested at Asese area of Ogun State by the men of the Anti-Robbery Squad.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest in a statement said the arrest followed a tip off by a member of the public.
Babalola was said to have confessed that the human skull was requested for by an herbalist who has promised to help him and his partner simply identified as Ijebu with money rituals.
The statement read in part,
“Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Babalola Alex a 25yrs old indigene of Ondo Town in Asese area of Ogun State with human head.
“The suspect was arrested by operatives of Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) who are on routine patrol of the area.
“His arrest followed an information from a member of the public who called the attention of FSARS operative to two men with a sack coming out of a nearby bush.
“He informed them that he went into the bush to ease himself when he saw the two men hiding what look like a human head in a sack.
“Upon the information, the Policemen went after the two men and subsequently got one of them arrested while the other one escaped.
“On searching the sack with the arrested one, it was discovered that the sack contained a human head.
“The suspect, on interrogation said that an herbalist asked him and his escaped partner who he simply identified has Ijebu to bring a human head for money making ritual.”
The State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, the PPRO said, has ordered a manhunt for the fleeing partner of the suspect and prosecution of the already arrested one.
Source – Ebiwalismoment