Written by on December 3, 2022

Operatives of Ogun State security outfit known the Amotekun Corps have arrested two for allegedly being possession of  carbonized human skull.

The Commandant of the Corps, David Akinremi, disclosed this in a statement that four other suspects were arrested for alleged kidnapping, Cultism, conspiracy, and stealing, adding that all suspects arrested have been moved to the Ogun State Police headquarters for investigation and prosecution.

He said:

On 4th November, 2022, one Ibu Benjamin of Ayegbami quarters, Agunboye Ijebu-Igbo reported at Amotekun office at Ijebu-Igbo that, on the same date, he discovered that one heavy iron pallet, valued at N350,000 property of his landlady, Mrs. Idowu kept within the precincts of a fenced farm and a house yard at Agunboye was stolen by unknown persons.

Consequently, operatives of the corps embarked on intelligence activities with a view to getting those behind the crime.

Their efforts paid off on 20th November, 2022 with the arrest of these two suspects, Busari Aliu and Adetayo Segun, who not only admitted their involvement, but led our operatives to recover the stolen item where it was kept.

On searching the house and premises where the item was recovered, some pieces of carbonated human skull was recovered.

During interrogation, the suspects confessed that they dug into so many graves in Agunboye burial ground and removed several skulls of buried corpses which they sold to some other members of their ritual gang.

Akinremi further said that the suspects – Busari Aliu and Adetayo Segun specialised in exhuming corpses at burial grounds to rermove skulls and sell to members of their ritual gang.


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