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Suspected ritualists nabbed with human head in Niger

Niger State police command on Wednesday paraded four suspected ritualists allegedly arrested with a severed human head in Minna, the state capital. The spokesman of…

Niger State police command on Wednesday paraded four suspected ritualists allegedly arrested with a severed human head in Minna, the state capital.

The spokesman of the command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, said police operatives attached to Ibbi Division arrested the suspects; namely Alhaji Suleiman Abubakar, 50; Babuga Mamman, 42; Abdullahi Dogo, 30; and Abubakar Abdullahi, 31, all of Sabon Pegi Mashegu LGA, with the human head at Sabon Pegi village.

He said preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects exhumed and severed the human head from Kanti village graveyard.

The suspects during interrogation confessed that they were contracted to get the human head for a sum of N2million by one Nasiru of Koko, Kebbi State and one Muhammadu of Sabon Pegi, currently at large.