Self acclaimed Islamic cleric, 3 others arrested with human skull in Ogun
London, Feb. 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Men of the Nigeria Police Ogun State command on Sunday arrested a self acclaimed Islamic cleric Jamiu Olasheu ‘m’ 35yrs and three others for unlawfully been in possession of human skull.
Alternativeafrica.com learnt trouble started for the suspects when Police patrol team from Agbara division in the state, who were on routine crime prevention patrol of the area accosted two men on a motorcycle at Kofedoti area of Agbara.
The two men, Teslim Ayeniromo ‘m’ 45yrs and Sunday Kolade ‘m’ 35yrs were asked to come down for search consequent upon which a human skull was discovered in a sack found on them.
The duo were promptly arrested and taken to Agbara Divisional headquarters where the DPO, CSP Adegbite Omotayo personally interrogated them.
On interrogation, according to the Police spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the duo claimed that the human skull was given to them by one Micheal Osanyinbi ‘m’ 51yrs for delivery to the Islamic cleric.
The suspects led the DPO and his men to the house of the man who gave them the skull who in turn led the police to the self acclaimed cleric.
The cleric was said to have made confessional statement that he actually requested for the skull which Micheal Osanyinbi promised to get for him at the rate of #25,000 and #1,000 for the bike man who will deliver it to him,adding that the skull is needed for a yet to disclose ritual.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliaysu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to Special Anti Robbery Squad for further investigation and prosecution.