A 25-year-old herbalist who was arrested along Ilorin-Ajase Ipo road with a sack containing the seven human heads, was paraded before newsmen by the Kwara State’s Commissioner of Police, Lawan Ado.
Lawan disclosed that the suspect had allegedly exhumed the heads for ritual purpose, added that the police was on the trail of the second suspect who together with the suspect had committed the offense.
Confessing to the crime, the suspect said he exhumed the head-having a Muslim cemetery located at Igbo Owu community in the Ifelodun local government area of the state on Tuesday, for the money-making ritual. According to him, seven human skulls are needed for the ritual, as he further disclosed that the escaped suspect initiated him into the crime.
The Police Commissioner said that the suspect would soon be charged to court, as soon as the investigation was concluded on the matter.