The Niger State Police Command has arrested a suspected ritualist, 38-year-old Abdulrahman Woru, with a h¥man skull at Babana, Borgu Local Government Area of the state.
The suspect, who resides in Babana, is from Gbesewona village of Benin Republic.
The Police stated this in a statement signed by the PRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, in Minna.
He said the suspect was arrested on 24 January 2023 based on a tip-off. He explained that the suspect was arrested at Babana after he was suspected of being of possession of a human skull. According to him, “when a search was conducted in his house a human skull, three pieces of suspected human ribs, two idols and cash sum of 5000 CFA of Benin Rep currency were recovered.
During interrogation, he confessed that the human skull recovered belonged to him. He claimed that he migrated from Benin Republic to Nigeria about 4 years ago for his business, without anyone immigration document