“This is not our first time,” suspects arrested with human head confess in Osun town

A religious vigilante group has arrested a man identified as Afolabi Jacob with a human head in Iwo, Osun State.

Afolabi was arrested by the Taawun Security, Al-Jayshu Islam in the early hours of Wednesday during a routine security patrol around the Yemoja area of the town.

Jamaatu Taawunil Muslimeen in a statement revealed that Afolabi Jacob confessed that the human head found on him was to be sold to a colleague of his.

Jamaatu Taawunil Muslimeen also revealed that during a security search, eight group members of Afolabi’s group were also apprehended and handed over to the Osun State Police Command, Osogbo.

The vigilante group stated that the suspects had also confessed that this was not their first crime as they had been engaged in numerous human sacrifices.

The state police spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the arrests said that the suspects have been transferred to the state Police Command, Daily Post reports.

She stated that the Command’s Anti-kidnapping unit has been briefed and they have commenced investigation into the matter.


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