55-year-old man arrested in Ogun with four human skulls


Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta

A 55 year old man, Yesiru Salisu of No 7, Odenusi  Street, Ijebu Igbo, Ijebu North local government area of the state was on Monday arrested by men of Ogun state police command for being in possession of four human skulls, two dry human hands and three jaws.

According to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Yesiru was arrested following a report lodged at Ago Iwoye division that a man was seen with a bag suspected to contain stolen property, and that when he was challenged, he dropped the bag and ran into the bush.

Receiving the report, the DPO Ago Iwoye,  CSP Paul Omiwole was said to have led his detectives to the scene where they opened the bag and discovered that it contains dry human parts.

The police detectives were said to have consequently combed the adjoining bush where the suspect was alleged to have ran into was apprehended.

On interrogation, the suspect was alleged to have confessed to harvesting the human parts from one Christian cemetery in oke eri Ijebu ode together with one Lekan Bakare who is now at large.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution. He also directed that the fleeing accomplice should be hunted for and brought to justice.