The Police have arrested two persons – Emmanuel Aro (25) and Anu Olofinju (25) with a human skull, allegedly for ritual, along ijoun road in Eggua area of Ogun state.
Emmanuel and Anu were arrested on Friday following a complaint by one Amoo Bankole who reported at the Eggua Police Station that the suspects were sighted digging at a cemetery where his mother was buried few months ago.
Amoo told the Police that with the digging of his mother’s grave, he believed the suspects were up to something evil.
The Police Public Relations Officer for Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who made this known on Sunday in a release, stated that based on the complaint of Amoo, the Divisional Police Officer for Eggua division, Kehinde Oyekangun, mobilized detectives to the scene but met the suspects along the road.
Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), added that the detectives accosted them and upon searching their bag, the skull of a woman was discovered inside.
According to the Police Spokesman, the complainant had identified the skull as that of his late and buried mother.
Abimbola explained that when interrogated, the suspects confessed to the commission of the crime, admitting that they intended to use the skull for money making ritual.
The Commissioner of Police; Bashir Makama, has given s directive that the the suspects should be transferred to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.