CITIZENS COMPASS — Police in Ogun have commenced investigation into a pastor with the Christ Liberty Evangelism Church, Rosco, Iyana Iyesi, Ota, Oyenekan Oluwaseyi, and three others who were caught with a human skull.
The suspect s were arrested in the Saje Area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital.
Other suspects arrested with the pastor were 30-year-old Ibrahim Agbowewe, 40-year-old Suleiman Ogunbunmi and 57-year-old Gafari Akinsanya.
They were arrested on Saturday, October 14, 2023.
A source in the command told our correspondent that the suspects claimed they had intended to use the skull for rituals.
The source added that the arrest was made following a tip-off from members of the public about the suspects’ suspicious movement and activities in the area.
Following the intelligence, policemen were said to have stormed the area and arrested the suspects.
It was learnt that other items such as one big calabash, one black Toyota Camry car and one ram found with the suspects had been recovered and taken to the police station.
Spokesperson of the Command, SP Omolola Odutola, who confirmed the arrest, said that the suspects had confessed to the crime. She said, “We arrested the four of them. They have since confessed that they wanted to use the head for blessings and money rituals.
” The investigations are ongoing to unravel more details about the incident. “