The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a couple and two others for being in possession of a suspected human skull.
The couple identified Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso were arrested alongside one Muyideen Tolubi and an herbalist, Sonubi Taiwo after they allegedly severed the head of a corpse.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, The state Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
He said the four suspects were arrested last Thursday following information received by the police that the suspects were digging a grave in Odogbolu.
Oyeyemi, said, “Upon receiving the information, CSP Afolabi Yusuf, the DPO Odogbolu division, led his detectives to the scene; but the suspects had already removed the head of the corpse and left.
“The police then embarked on an intelligence-based investigation, which led to the arrest of the couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso, as well as Muyideen Tolubi.
“The three of them confessed to being the persons that dug the grave and removed the head of the corpse.
“They later took detectives to Ikenne, where the fourth person who asked them to bring the head for a ritual purpose was arrested.”
The PPRO said, Edward Ajogun, the state Commissioner of Police, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.