Police Arrest Suspected Ritualist with 8 Human Skulls Supplied from Kogi 

Yusuf Adinoyi

The Ondo State Police command has nabbed a suspected ritualist, Yusuf  Adinoyi with eight human skulls at Isua Akoko, in the Akoko South-East LGA of the state.

Adinoyi, 37, claimed he was travelling from Okene in Kogi to Osogbo, in Osun state, to deliver the human skulls to a herbalist.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, on Wednesday, explained that police personnel attached to the Police Safer Highway Patrol at the Isua/Epinmi checkpoint arrested the suspect

Odunlami said, ” On June 10, 2024, at about 0800hrs, personnel attached to Police Safer Highway Patrol at Isua/Epinmi checkpoint while performing their lawful duty flagged down a Nissan Salon car en route to Akure. While the vehicle was being searched, one of the passengers took to his heels and the police pursued and arrested him.

“His load was searched and eight dry human skulls, fresh human flesh, and charms were found in a wrapped polythene bag concealed in a garri sack he was travelling with.

“The suspect, Yusuf Adinoyi, 37 years old, stated that he was going to supply the items to herbalists. He also confessed to having supplied seven human skulls before he was arrested.”

Yusuf adinoyi

The police spokesperson also said the investigation was ongoing to apprehend other accomplices.

The PPRO also said it arrested another three persons for involving in robbery activities in Akure, the state capital.


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