ABEOKUTA – Men of Ogun State Police Command on Friday arrested two suspected ritualists with human skull.
The suspects, Emmanuel Aro and Anu Olofinju both 25years old were arrested along Ijoun road, Eggua area of the state.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the two suspects were arrested following a complaint lodged at Eggua police station by one Amoo Bankole who reported that the two suspects were sighted at the cemetery where his mother was buried few months ago, digging the grave of his mother and that he suspects them to be up to something evil.
Oyeyemi said upon the report, the DPO Eggua Division, SP Kehinde Oyekangun quickly mobilized his men and moved to the scene but met the two men along the road.
The Police spokesperson explained that, the two suspects were promptly accosted, and on searching the bag they carried, the skull of a woman was discovered there in.
He said, the complainant identified the skull to be that of his mother.
“On interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the commission of the crime, they admitted that they intended to use the skull for money making ritual.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.