Operatives of Nigeria Police Force,Niger state command attached to New-Bussa Division on 24th January,2023 at about 1400hrs based on a tip-off arrested one Abdulrahman Woru, aged 38yrs of Gbesewona village of Benin Republic, but residing in Babana area of Borgu LGA.
The suspect was arrested at Babana for being suspected to be in possession of a human skull, and when a search was conducted in his house following items were recovered;
-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 four years ago for his business, without any immigration document, and that he is a traditional medicine practitioner.
He further claimed that he recently traveled to Benin Republic and while on his way back, before entering Nigeria, he saw a bag on the road, picked and checked, and discovered the skull.
He said he tied it on his motorcycle and took it home, because he believed it will be useful for his work, and he did not report to the Police.
The Suspect will soon be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction for prosecution
Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command, CP Ogundele J. Ayodeji appreciated the support of Nigerlites and members of the public,urged them not to relent by informing the Police when they see something strange in their environment for quick intervention.