Operatives attached to the Kaduna State Police Command have arrested two suspected ritualists with human skulls at a cemetery in the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Mohammed Jalige, disclosed in a statement in Kaduna on Saturday.
Jalige also said the suspected ritualists were caught in possession of a hoe, a local instrument that could be used for exhuming graves.
The Police Spokesman said, “On the 23rd April, 2021 at about 2130hrs the command received a distress call through DPO Kakuri, Kaduna that some people were sighted at the Muslim graveyard at Kudenden and were suspected to be carrying out a heinous act.
“On getting the report, operatives were immediately dispatched to the area where they succeeded in apprehending the following persons; (1) Abdulaziz Jimoh ‘M’ 68yrs of Zaki Close, Kabala West Kaduna, and (2) Mohammed Isa ‘M’ 30yrs of the same address. Recovered in the possession of the said persons were a hoe and some human skulls.
“Meanwhile, investigation into the incident is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to court on completion of same.
“The command solicits prompt information on any suspicious person or group to enable it tackle the activities of the men of the underworld.”