Two suspected ritualists who were caught with items believed to be human hair and flesh, have been arrested by men of the Osun state police command.
A statement released by the command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola, says the suspects identified as Ojo Gbadebo and Babatunde Hamsat, were caught around Oke Ona, a community along Iwaraja/Erimo road at about 9.30am on Thursday, November 3.
She said there was a distress call from Oke Ana, by residents who said they perceived offensive odour from the bush.
The statement read in parts: “This prompted the police, led by the DPO Ijebu Jesa Division to comb the bush where two suspects; Ojo Gbadebo and Babatunde Hamsat (both males) were arrested.
Upon the arrest of the suspects, human hair and some human flesh full of maggots were discovered in a bag which one of them, Hamsat, was carrying; Both the suspects and the exhibits are presently at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.” the statement in part read