The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 25-year-old man, Babalola Alex for alleged possession of a human skull in the Ases area of the state.
According to reports made available to newsheadline247, the suspect was arrested in the early hours of Thursday by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad who were on a routine patrol of the area.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirming his arrest said it followed information from a member of the public, who called the attention of operatives to two men with a sack.
The informant told them that he went into the bush to urinate when he saw the two men hiding what looked like a human skull in the sack.
He said, “On receiving the information, the policemen went after the two men and subsequently got one of them arrested, while the other one escaped.
“On searching the sack with the arrested suspect, it was discovered that it contained a human skull.”
Upon interrogation, the suspect disclosed that a herbalist asked him and his accomplice, whom he simply identified as Ijebu, to bring a human skull for money-making rituals.