Two teenage brothers were arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly possessing human heads along Ajah-Epe expressway, Lagos, on Tuesday. The brothers were apprehended by the anti-kidnapping operatives around 8:30pm at Tunde Balogun street, Ibeju Lekki.
According to CSP Chike Oti, Spokesman for the police in Lagos, the brothers aged 18 and 19, confessed to being lured to provide a human head by one Sodiq Abefe for a reward of N20,000. “The victim has been identified by his parents as Joseph Makinde, aged 10. The corpse was recovered from an uncompleted building located at Shapati. They confessed that they lured the victim by sending him to buy Coca-Cola drink for them and when he brought the drinks to them, they held him and cut off his head with a knife. Effort is being made to arrest the said Sodiq Abefe who allegedly contracted the duo to commit the heinous crime” CSP Chike said