Two wealth seekers, Saheed Adeyemi and Michael Edemba have been arraigned before the Oyo State Magistrates Court, Ibadan after confessing to using human heads for money ritual.
The pair were apprehended on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by officers of the Omi-Adio police division, Daily Post reports.
Edemba, who is 60 years of age admitted that a quest for financial comfort was the motivation behind his involvement in the crime.
The sexagenarian was caught with his accomplice, Adeyemi, who is also a herbalist after a successful ambush by the police.
Confirming this report was Ken Brasana, the police prosecutor on the case who said, “The herbalist, Adeyemi, walked into the ambush laid by the police while he tried to remove the human head wrapped in a black polythene bag, which was hidden beside a shop at Abidogun Junction, Omi- Adio.
“The duo is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful possession of human skull.”
Magistrate R.A. Ebeloku-Mustapha in his ruling on the matter granted the suspects bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two reliable sureties each following their not-guilty plea.