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, February 05, 2023 WIB

Benin Rep Youth Arrested With Human Skull In Niger State


Benin Rep Youth Arrested With Human Skull In Niger

A 38 year old suspected ritualist, Abdulrahaman Woru has been arrested by the state police command.

The suspect we arrested with a human skull at Babana, Borgu Local Government Area of the State.

Suspect who resides in Babana, is from Gbesewona village of Benin Republic.

According to the statement signed by the Public Relation Officer, PRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, in Minna.

He said the suspect was arrested on 24 January 2023 based on a tip-off.

He narrated that the suspect was arrested at Babana after he was suspected of being in possession of a human part.

According to him, "where .a search was conducted in his house a human skull, three pieces of suspected human ribs, two idols and cash word 5000 CFA of Benin  Republic currency were recovered. 

  During interrogation, he foreigner confessed that the all the human part belong to him, hr claimed that the he migrated from Benin Republic to Nigeria about four years ago for his business, without any immigration document, and that he is a traditional medicine practitioner.

Abiodun also said the suspect further claimed that he recently travelled to Benin Republic, and while entering Nigeria, he saw a bag on the road with the skull in it.

He said he tied it on his motorcycle and took it home because he believed it will be use8for his work, and he did not report to the police, the state police spokesman disclosed.

The state command appreciates the support of Nigerlites and members of the publPu, and urge them not to relent by informing the police when they see something strange in their environment for quick intervention. 

The suspect will soon be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction for prosecution.