Suspected ritualist, 12 others paraded in Osun

A 38-year-old suspected ritualist, Semiu Oyewo, was, on Tuesday, paraded by the Osun State Police Command for unlawful possession of human skull and 12 others for various crimes.

The state Commissioner for Police, CP Wale Olokode, who while parading the suspects, stated that “during the course of investigation and interrogation, the suspect confessed that, he is a herbalist and bought the human skull from his co-herbalist one Ige ‘m’ aka Igwe of Apomu who had absconded.

“The human skull was bargained for twenty-five thousand naira only (N25, 000.00) while he paid twenty thousand naira only (N20, 000.00) to later balance five thousand naira only (N5, 000.00).

“The Police navigated its investigation to the house of the arrested suspected and recovered various ‘Juju’ and fetish items which they hid in the bush.

He, however, disclosed that Semiu was arrested on July 7 by the Police patrol team along Ile-Ife/Ibadan road while in one Honda Accord vehicle with registration number, AGL 412 CD black.

Also paraded were suspected also some robbers, bag snatchers, cultists and son.


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