Police have arrested a popular businessman in Ifon, Osun State, identified as Supo Bamidele, for being in possession of fresh human skull.

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The police said they also found on him three human flesh, wrapped inside a sack.

Supo Bamidele told newsmen that he dug a grave at a cemetery in Ifon community and cut the head and palms of a corpse there.

Bamidele said his herbalist asked him to bring a human head and two palms to help him do money ritual but his herbalist, Amos Suleiman, denied the claim by the businessman.

He further explained that some policemen caught him with the human parts on his way to the house of the herbalist when he was taking the skull and the palms to Amos.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Fimihan Adeoye, said the suspects were callous and cruel human beings and promised that they would not go unpunished.