A mortuary attendant has been arrested in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for cutting off the head of a deceased boy.
The man, who was identified as Kushimo Lukman, was arrested by men of the Ogun State Government-owned security outfit, the So-Safe Corps on Tuesday morning.
According to the spokesman, Moruf Yusuf, the suspect was arrested by the officers after he had behe#ded the corpse of a male minor at the Oke Yidi cemetery in Abeokuta.”
DAILY POST reported that the suspect confessed during interrogation that the beheaded corpse was brought to the cemetery from the Federal Medical Centre FMC, Abeokuta, after he died due to complications from a kidney disease.
The suspect “confessed that the fresh head was requested for by one Chief Ifalonishe (AKA Lanroye) at the rate of N50,000,” saying “it was supposed to be delivered to him at a designated point within Abeokuta.”