Couple, two others arrested in Ogun for being in possession of human head


Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta

Men of Ogun state police command Command have arrested a couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunsho as well as Sonubi Taiwo and Muyideen Tolubi for unlawfully being unlawfully in the possession of human skull.

The suspects, according to statement on Monday by the PPRO of the state command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi were arrested on Thursday, September 24 at Odogbolu in Odogbolu local government area of the state.

The suspects were said to have been picked up following  information received by the police in Odogbolu division that some people were digging a grave with the aim of removing already buried corpse who was not in anyway related to them.\

Acting on the intelligence, the DPO Odogbolu division, Csp Afolabi Yusuf led his detectives to the scene but the suspects have already removed the head of the corpse and left.

The police there and then were said to have embarked on an intelligence based investigation which led to the arrest of the couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso as well as Muyideen Tolubi.

The three of them were all said to have been the persons that dug the grave and removed the head of the corpse. They later took detectives to Ikenne where the fourth person who asked them to bring the head for ritual purpose was apprehended.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.