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Vigilante group arrests two over possession of human skull

BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO, Lokoja

The vigilante group of Araromi community in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi state has handed over two persons caught with human skull to the police for prosecution.

Saturday Vanguard gathered that the neighbours of the two persons whose name were given as Muri and Joshua  became suspicious of the duo after their sudden flamboyant way of life which prompted them to launch a complaint to the head of the community.

The community head, it was gathered detailed some members of the vigilante group to monitor the movements the two friends to ascertain the truth behind the allegation of their neighbours.

Few weeks after, luck ran out of Muri and Joshua as the  vigilante group followed the duo to the village burial ground where the two were nabbed while exhuming a corpse from the grave yard.

The vigilante subsequently arrested the duo and led them to the village head where they confessed to the crime and hinted that one Prophet Samuel from the village has been buying  human skulls from them for N40,000.00 each.

The village head subsequently handed over the suspects to the police who have since resumed investigations on the matter and will soon charge the suspects to court, confirmed the state police spokesman, Ajayi Akansanmi.


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