The Lagos State Police, Zone 2 Command, on Tuesday said it arrested a cemetery attendant and four others for being in possession of a human skull.
Lawal Shehu, Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Lagos and Ogun states, told journalists that the suspects were arrested with dried human jaw and dried human scalp on Monday.
“On December 3, 2018, at about 20:30 hours, information received by Zone 2 Command that one Jimoh Adeola, ‘m’ of Muslim Cemetery, of Oke Yadi, Abeokuta was in possession of human parts,” Mr Shehu said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quotes the official as saying that the suspect has been dealing in such for a very long time.
“Detectives of the Zonal Intervention Squad were detailed to investigate and five suspects were arrested while exhibits we’re also recovered,” he said.( NAN)