Police Nab Suspected Ritualist with Human Head in Ogun

By Olumide Olusegun

Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspected ritualist for possession of a human head.

According to a statement by the Police Spokesperson, SP Omolola Odutola, the suspect was arrested on Monday, June 24, 2024.

It reads, “The Adatan divisional Police Officer has apprehended a suspected ritualist for unlawfully possessing a human head on June 24, 2024, at about 1550 hrs.

“Nojeem Balogun, residing around Iyana Cele Car Wash, Abeokuta, visited the police station and reported that on June 23, 2024, at about 0800hrs , one of his siblings alerted him about unusual activities at their late father’s grave in Isale Itoko, Abeokuta.

“Upon inspection, he found that their father’s head had been removed by an unidentified individual or group.

“Further inquiries led to the identification of Lekan Akinyemi who was caught red-handed as the culprit who dug up the grave and severed the head.

“Lekan Akinyemi was caught in the act and the case will be handed over to the Anti-Robbery unit for investigation before transferring it to the State CID.”

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