The Ondo State Police Command has arrested four workers of Akure South Local Government for allegedly being in possession of human heads and selling of human parts from the Council’s cemetery.
They are Adewale Abiodun, 40; Akinola Sunday, 69; Oluwadare Idowu, 67; and one Olomofe, 45.
The workers were apprehended while severing the head of a newly-buried corpse at the cemetery.
Information has it that a few hours after the corpse was buried, the family of the deceased returned to the cemetery to make arrangements on how to cover the grave in concrete and found the suspects digging the grave with the intention of exhuming the corpse.
It was at that point that it was discovered that the suspects had four severed male heads and a female head.
Confirming the arrest, the Spokesman of the state police command, Tee-Leo Ikoro, said investigations had commenced into the case
He said that other members of the syndicate would soon be apprehended.