Police Arraign Two Men For Stealing Human Skull From Cemetery

Two males Saidi Mutiu, 41, and Olasunkanmi Oladejo, 35, have been arraigned earlier than the Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for illegal possession of a human cranium.

The duo have been arraigned on Thursday by Oyo State Police Command.

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The Mutiu and Oladejo have been trialled on a three- rely cost bothering on alleged conspiracy, illegal possession and interfering with human corpse.

Mutiu of Idi-Arere space, Ibadan, and Oladejo of Oju-Odo space, Academy, Ibadan, nonetheless, pleaded not responsible to the fees.

But the police prosecutor, Foluke Adedosu, had knowledgeable the courtroom that the defendants allegedly conspired to commit the act of misconduct with regard to the corpse.

She mentioned on August 31, at about 1.30pm at Challenge space in Ibadan, the defendants allegedly had of their possession one human head with out lawful justification.

“The duo of Mutiu and Oladejo was alleged to have indecently interfered with a corpse by removing the head without lawful justification. The defendants allegedly tampered with the corpse buried at a Muslim burial ground in Ibadan where they dug the grave and cut the corpse’s head.

“Mutiu and Olasunkanmi were caught while driving in an unregistered Toyota car travelling towards Ibadan-Lagos expressway by the Federal Highway Police patrol team on stop and search. The vehicle was searched by the police, the corpse’s head was concealed in a black cellophane bag in the car,” she mentioned.

Adedosu added that the offence contravened Sections 242, 329A and 516 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.

The Justice of the Peace, Mrs I. O Osho finally, granted the defendants bail within the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum every and adjourned the case until December 21, 2021, for listening to.

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Police Arraign Two Men For Stealing Human Skull From Cemetery

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