A 45-year-old man, Lekan Akinyemi, has been arrested by Ogun State Police operatives for possession of a human skull. The arrest was announced by the command’s spokesperson, Omolola Odutola, on Tuesday in Abeokuta.

Akinyemi was apprehended by the DPO of the Adatan division. According to Odutola, Akinyemi exhumed the grave of the late Saubana Balogun at Isale Itoko, Abeokuta, to obtain the skull for ritual purposes.

The State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) will take over the investigation to uncover further details about the incident.

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Odutola stated, “One Lekan Akinyemi has been arrested by the DPO Adatan for possession of a human skull. He dug up the grave of late Saubana Balogun at Isale Itoko, Abeokuta, and detached the skull. SCID will investigate.”