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Police arrest 3 suspects with human heads, hands in Osun state

The Osun state police command has arrested three male suspects, with two human heads and hands in the state.
The commissioner of police, Fimihan Adeoye, told newsmen in Osogbo on Tuesday, September 5, that the suspects were arrested on August 29 during a police stop and search operation.
“On Aug. 29 at about 1;02 p.m, a police patrol team on a stop and search operation on Ogbomosho/Oyo Road, at Agboro Area, stopped a motorcycle with two persons on it.
“The persons on the motorcycle were searched and two severed human hands with gloves and a human head were found with them, and they were promptly arrested,” he said.
Mr Adeoye said in a similar case, on the same date at about 11.30am, at Oba’s compound in Moro, Ipetumodu, one Adeniyi Adeyeye was also arrested with a human skull in his possession.
He said detectives attached to the Ipetumodu divisional headquarters arrested the suspect and transfered him to the state criminal investigation department in Osogbo.
He said the skull found with the suspect was suspected to have been exhumed from a grave and that investigation was still ongoing on the matter.
Mr Adeoye, however, said all the suspects would be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation.
In another report, the Niger state police command has arrested two suspected ritualists in possession of a human head.
The suspects, Abdulrasheed Aminu and Ismaila Mohammed,were arrested by men of the tactical squad attached to Niger state police command, the Punch reports.
The command in a statement disclosed that the human head found in possession of the suspects was that of a young man identified as Hassan Abubakar of Bakejeba Paiko LGA.
According to the police, the father of the victim, Abubakar Shuaib, said his son was last seen on Saturday, August 26, taking a kettle of water from the house to give an unknown person waiting outside.


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