The Police in Lagos have arrested three suspects alleged to have been chargeable for the elimination of a human cranium from a cemetery for ritual functions
An announcement issued by DSP Bala Elkana, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Lagos State on Sunday, mentioned policemen from Space ‘E’ Command, Festac arrested the suspects
Elkana named them as: Dauda Tijani, 42; of No. 23, Omomwunmi St., Orege Ajegunle; Olawale Shodolamu, 70; a herbalist and Seun Falana, 37; a workers member of Trinity Cemetery in Ajegunle.
He mentioned that Tijani was intercepted at Alakija Bus cease alongside the Lagos-Badagry Expressway by the police, who discovered on him a black polythene bag containing a human cranium.
The suspect confessed that he was despatched by the herbalist, Shodolamu, to gather the cranium from a cemetery’s attendant.
The herbalist claimed that he purchased the human cranium from Falana on the sum of N10, 000 solely.
The suspected herbalist normally grinds the human cranium along with different substances to organize herbs and charms for his clients,’’ Elkana alleged.
He mentioned that the third suspect confessed that he had been digging graves previously to take away human skulls and promote to herbalists.
Investigation is ongoing. The suspects will quickly be charged to court docket,’’ the police spokesman mentioned.