A fresh human head was found in the possession of a suspected ritualist, Mustapha Bakare (not the one pictured) on Tuesday in Lagos.
The anti-robbery policemen attached to Orile division, Lagos arrested the 38-year‑old while conducting stop and search around White Sands.
Bakare who held on to a polythene bag took to his heels when he was stopped by the police. He was chased after, apprehended and a fresh human head was found in the bag.
Confirming the arrest, spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Ngozi Braide said, “The Police team that arrested the suspect was led by Inspector Bernard Oyinlade while they were conducting a stop-and-search operation near White Sands area of Orile.
“The team stopped the man who resides at 63B, Church Street, Ijora Badia, while he was walking along the road with a polythene bag. They immediately called for a search but he took to his heels. He was pursued and subsequently arrested and during search, a fresh human head was found inside the bag.
“The suspect is undergoing interrogation and will be transferred to the State Criminal Investigations Department, Panti, Yaba for further investigation.”