Police Arrest Cleric, Three Others With Human Skull

35-year-old Islamic cleric identified as Jamiu Olasheu has been apprehended by the police for being in possession of a human skull.

Concise News gathered that the cleric was arrested alongside three others, Teslim Ayeniromo, 45, Sunday Kolade, 35, and Micheal Osanyinbi.

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Two of the suspects, Ayeniromo and Kolade were accosted on a motorcycle, at Kofedoti area of the state, by a team of policemen attached to Agbara division.

During a search, the human skull was discovered in a bag one of them held, consequent upon which they were whisked to the Police station.

During interrogation by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adegbite Omotayo, the suspects, claimed that the skull was given to them by one Osanyinbi, adding that they were on their way to deliver it to the Islamic cleric when they were intercepted.

The spokesman for the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest, said, “They led the DPO to the house of the man who gave them the skull. The man, in turn, led the police to the self-acclaimed cleric’s house.

The Islamic cleric has made a confessional statement that he actually requested for the skull for a yet to be disclosed ritual which Micheal Osanyinbi promised to get for him at N25,000 and an additional N1,000 for the motorbike man who will deliver it to him.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Iliaysu, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the Special Anti Robbery Squad for further investigation and prosecution”.