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25-yr-old Man Caught With Human Head In Ogun

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Babalola Alex, 25yrs old and indigene of Ondo town in Asese area of the State with human head.

The suspect, according to Ogun Police Command spokesperson, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi, was arrested at about 12 noon on Thursday, 1st February, 2018 by operatives of Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) who are on routine patrol of the area.

His arrest, she said, followed information from a member of the public who called the attention of FSARS operative to two men with a sack coming out of a nearby bush.

The informant, it was learnt, informed the police that he went into the bush to ease himself when he saw the two men hiding what look like a human head in a sack.

Upon the information, the policemen went after the two men and subsequently got one of them arrested while the other one escaped.

On searching the sack with the arrested one, it was discovered that the sack contained a human head.

The suspect, on interrogation said that an herbalist asked him and his escaped partner who he simply identified as Ijebu to bring a human head for money making ritual.

The Baale of Asese, Chief Kasumu Sonola commended the FSARS team for their quick response and routine patrol of his area.

He urged them to intensify the patrol in order to read the area of criminals.

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered a manhunt for the fleeing partner of the suspect and prosecution of the already arrested one.

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