Men of Ogun state police command have arrested a couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunsho, as well as, Sonubi Taiwo and Muyideen Tolubi for unlawful possession of a human skull.
According to a statement on Monday by the PPRO of the state command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects were arrested on Thursday, September 24 at Odogbolu in Odogbolu local government area of the state.
The suspects were said to have been picked up following information received by the police in Odogbolu division, that some people were digging a grave with the aim of retrieving buried corpse who was not in any way related to them.
Acting on the intelligence, the DPO Odogbolu division, CSP Afolabi Yusuf led his detectives to the scene, however, the suspects have 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, and Muyideen Tolubi.
The three were all said to have 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 ritual purposes was apprehended.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and intelligence department for further investigation and prosecution.