Police Parade Two Suspected Ritualists, Recover Nine Human Heads in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command have apprehended two suspected ritualists with nine human heads and fresh intestines.

The two suspected ritualists, Kunle Oyewole and Morufat Safiu were paraded alongside other suspected criminals at the Police Headquarters, Eleyele Ibadan by the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Adewale Osifeso.

According Mr Osifeso, a discreet intelligence gathering carried out by a team of policemen attached to the Command Monitoring Unit, uncovered the criminal activities of some notorious hoodlums who specialise in selling human skulls and other vital human organs for ritual purposes in Ibadan, Oyo State.

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Sequel to this discovery, he said the operatives of the Monitoring Unit cracked down on the ritualists in their hideout at Orita Aperin area of Ibadan.

The Police PRO said eleven members of the criminal gang who later identified themselves as: IBRAHIM SHERIF ‘M’, AFEEZ YINUSA ‘M’, ABDULRAHEEM MURITALA ‘M’, TUTILAWA TIJANI ‘M’, OLASUPO AKEEM ‘M’, OYEWOLE KUNLE ‘M’, ADEDIRAN ISAMIL ‘M’, WAHAB ISAMIL ‘M’, SAFIU MORUFAT ‘F’, KAZEEM TAWA ‘M’ and KAZEEM RUKAYAT ‘F’, were arrested in their hideouts.

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Upon interrogations, the suspects confessed to the crime and explained that the dry human skulls were harvested from corpses at burial grounds while the fresh human head and fresh body organs were harvested from persons after being illegally killed by their kingpin, SAFIU RAMON aka AMULUDUN who is now at large.

The Police Spokesman said investigation has commenced to arrest the fleeing suspect.

Similarly, the Command’s Anti-Kidnapping Squad has bust a notorious kidnap kingpin, Usman Muhammadu aka One Yellow and his infamous criminal gang, who had concluded coordinated plans to abduct two Chinese nationals enroute their mining site along Olaiya Village, road, Iganna.

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The PRO said in the process of executing the nefarious act, the Anti-Kidnapping Squad pursued and engaged the criminal gang in a gun duel which resulted in the neutralisation of the ring leader who was adorned in camouflage fits at the time of his death.


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