A 55-year-old man identified as Yesiru Salisu, has been arrested for being in possession of four human skulls, two dry human hands and three jaws.
Ogun police spokesperson, Abimobola Oyeyemi said the suspect who is a resident of 7, Odunsi Street, Ijebu Igbo area was arrested on Monday November 23 after being seen with a bag suspected to contain stolen property.
“The suspect was arrested after the incident was reported at Ago Iwoye division that a man was seen with a bag suspected to contain stolen property, and when he was challenged, he dropped the bag and ran into the bush.
“Upon the report, the DPO of Ago Iwoye police station, CSP Paul Omiwole, led his detectives to the scene where they opened the bag and discovered that it contains dry human parts.
“Consequently, the bush he ran into was properly combed and the suspect was apprehended.”
Upon being interrogated, he confessed to have harvested the human parts from one Christian cemetery in Oke Eri, Ijebu-Ode together with one Lekan Bakare who is now at large. The Ogun Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has directed that the case be transferred to the state CIID for further investigation and prosecution.