Kaduna Police arrest 2 with human skulls

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo

Police operatives in Kaduna have arrested two men who were caught in a Muslim cemetery with a number of human skulls.

ASP Mohammed Jalige, the Police Public Relations Officer in Kaduna state, said on Saturday that the suspected ritualists were caught in possession of a hoe, a local instrument that could be used for exhuming graves.

According to Jalige, on the 23rd April 2021 at about 2130hrs, the state police command received a distress call through DPO Kakuri, Kaduna that some people were sighted at the Muslim graveyard at Kudenden and were suspected to be carrying out a heinous act.

He said, “on getting the report, Operatives were immediately dispatched to the area where they succeeded in apprehending the following persons; (1) Abdulaziz Jimoh ‘M’ 68yrs of Zaki Close, Kabala West Kaduna, and (2) Mohammed Isa ‘M’ 30yrs of the same address.”

“Recovered in the possession of the said persons were a hoe and some human skulls.”

He said investigation into the incident was ongoing and the suspects will be charged to court on completion of the investigation.

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“The command is still soliciting for prompt information on any suspicious person or group to enable it tackle the activities of the men of the underworld,” he said.

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