Police in Ogun State has arrested three suspects identified as Saibu Popoola, Aliu Ajiroba and Jimoh Ijiola in possession of two human skulls.
The State police, through its Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspects were arrested when policemen attached to Ayetoro Division were on a routine patrol.
According to the PPRO, the duo of Popoola and Ajiroba were accosted on a motorcycle along Idagba Olodo Road, with a bag which looked suspicious.
Oyeyemi, said a search was conducted on them and the two human skulls were discovered in the said bag.
He said the two were arrested on the spot taken to Ayetoro Police Station where they confessed to the investigators that the skulls were given to them by Jimoh Ijiola who live in Erinpa area of the town.
Oyeyemi said the Divisional Police Officer, Ayetoro Division, Makinde Kayode, thereafter, led detectives to the resident of the suspect where he was also arrested.
He said, “In his own statement, Ijiola denied being the person that gave them the skulls, but said that they all got them from neighbouring Republic of Benin and that their intention was to use it for money rituals.”
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has ordered the case to be transferred to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for further investigation and possible prosecution of the suspects.