A 55-year old man, Yesiru Salisu has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command with four human skulls, two dry human hands and three jaws, said to have been exhumed from a cemetery in Ijebu-Ode
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement on Tuesday.
According to him, the suspect, a resident of number 7 Odenusi street Ijebu Igbo, was arrested following a report lodged at Ago Iwoye division that a man was seen with a bag suspected to contain stolen property
The police spokesman said when the suspect was challenged, he dropped the bag and ran into the bush, adding that upon the report, the Divisional Police Officer, Ago Iwoye Paul Omiwole led his detectives to the scene where they opened the bag and discovered that it contains dry human parts.
“Consequently, the bush he ran into was properly combed and the suspect was subsequently apprehended. On interogation, the suspect confessed harvesting the human parts from one Christian cemetery in Oke Eri, Ijebu -Ode together with one Lekan Bakare who is now at large”, Oyeyemi said.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution and also directed that the fleeing accomplice should be hunted for and brought to justice.
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