Police arrests 3 men with human skulls

Ogun Police Command has nabbed
three suspects — Saibu Popoola , Aliu
Ajiroba and Jimoh Ijiola — for
allegedly being in possession of two
human skulls .
According to police report , the
suspects were arrested on Thursday
when policemen attached to Ayetoro
Division were on routine patrol and
accosted the duo of Popoola and
Ajiroba on a Bajaj motorcycle along
Idagba Olodo Road , with a bag which
looked suspicious.
The state Police Public Relations
Officer , Abimbola Oyeyemi, said a
search was conducted on them and the
two human skulls were discovered in
the said bag .
He said the duo were promptly
arrested and taken to Ayetoro Police
Station where they told the
investigators that the skulls were given
to them by Jimoh Ijiola who live in
Erinpa area of the town .
Oyeyemi said based on the
information, the Divisional Police
Officer , Ayetoro Division, Makinde
Kayode, led detectives to the resident
of the suspect where he was also
He said , “ In his own statement, Ijiola
denied being the person that gave
them the skulls , but said that they all
got them from neighbouring Republic
of Benin and that their intention was
to use it for money rituals .”
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of
Police, Ahmed Iliyasu , has ordered the
case to be transferred to State
Criminal Investigation and Intelligence
Department , Abeokuta , for further
investigation and possible prosecution
of the suspects .

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