Osun state police command has arrested a 40-year-old man, Kabiru Oyeduntan, with a human head.
The suspect, who was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, was alleged to be a ritualist.
According to the CP, the suspect was arrested around 9pm of Thursday, June 10, 2021 at quarry area, Apomu in Isokan local government area of the state.
Olokode told Journalists that the command received information that some ritualists beheaded an unknown lady at quarry area of Apomu, and a team of police operatives in collaboration with the local security outfits swiftly moved into action and arrested the suspect.
The police disclosed that the suspect who hailed from Moninun compound Ikoyi in Ayedire local government of the state, was caught with the butchered body parts of a suspected lady of about 20 years of age.
“The police, having critically looked at the severed body parts, observed that some body parts are missing.
“The police subsequently extended investigation and conducted search on Friday June 11 at the house of the suspected killer and recovered the head, wrist and other parts of the severed body not found inside a box in one of the rooms of the suspect,” police CP stated.
He said the suspect will be charged to court after the completion of investigation.