Couple, 2 others arrested for exhuming, decapitating Corpse in Ogun State
September 29, 2020

Couple, 2 others arrested for exhuming, decapitating Corpse in Ogun State

Couple, 2 others arrested for exhuming, decapitating Corpse in Ogun State
Couple, 2 others arrested for exhuming, decapitating Corpse in Ogun State

Couple, 2 others arrested for exhuming, decapitating Corpse in Ogun State. Operatives of Ogun State Police Command, last Thursday, arrested four persons for being in possession of a human skull, which they got from an exhumed corpse.

The suspects, identified as Muyideen Tolubi, Niyi Folorunso, Sonubi Taiwo and Remilekun Folorunso, were arrested following information from Odogbolu Division that some people were digging a grave.

It was reported that the aim was to exhume the already buried corpse, of the dead who is not in any way related to the perpetrators.

Sequel to the report, the DPO Odogbolu division, CSP Afolabi Yusuf, led his detectives to the scene but the suspects had already removed the head of the corpse and left.

The police then embarked on an intelligence-based investigation which led to the arrest of the couple, Niyi and Remilekun Folorunso, as well as Muyideen Tolubi.

Confirming the arrest, the spokesperson Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said three of the suspects confessed being the persons that dug the grave and removed the head of the corpse.

They later took detectives to Ikenne, where the fourth person who asked them to bring the head for ritual purpose was apprehended.

Couple, 2 others arrested for exhuming, decapitating Corpse in Ogun State

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, for further investigation and prosecution.

Couple, 2 others arrested for exhuming, decapitating Corpse in Ogun State

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