The Osun Train Police Police Sigh has confirmed the arrest of eight suspected ritualists over alleged possession of human head in Iwo.
One amongst the supects identified as Afolabi Jacob became caught with the human head by participants of religious vigilante group, Taawun Security, Al-Jayshu Islam, in the early hour of Wednesday, sixth July, 2022, all by their safety patrol in Yemoja predicament of Iwo.
A commentary by Jamaatu Taawunil Muslimeen mentioned that Jacob confessed that the human head became to be sold to a colleague of his.
“At some stage in their safety search and investigation to assemble his accomplice arrested, 8 men out of 9 had been later arrested and handed over to police from Train headquarters, Osogbo,” the commentary read.
“The suspected criminals confessed that it became now now not their first time to be fascinated by such crime, adding that they’ve sacrificed some human heads to greater their gather lives.”
In his reaction, the nationwide president of the group, Sheikh Daood Imran Molaasan, Huge Mufti of Yorubaland promised to rid the the group of crimes and all illegal activity as he inspired Al-Jayshu Islamy now to now not relent in their efforts.
Spokesperson of the order, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the arrest in a chat with Each day Publish, disclosed that the suspects had been transferred to the Train Police Sigh.
She mentioned that the Sigh’s Anti-kidnapping unit has been briefed and they’ve commenced investigation into the matter.