An ondo-based photographer, Franklin Akinyosoye has been arrested by the State Police Command for being in possession of a human skull amd other fetish items.
According to punch reports, the incident happened on sunday august 6, 2023 in the Elewuro area of Ondo town, Ondo State.
Police says Akinrosoye put the skull in a bag and kept it in a corner on the premises of the house but his landlord discovered the bag and reported the matter at a police station, leading to the arrest of the
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami who confirmed the incident, said the suspect confessed to having collected the human part from a herbalist in Osun State.
The PPRO said, “One Franklin Akinyosuyi, male, 26 years who claimed to be a photographer and own a boutique in Ondo town was challenged by his landlord for keeping a bag in a corner of the compound.
” The landlord became suspicious and asked the young man to open the bag, and when he did, a human skull was found in the bag, thereafter he was arrested, he claimed it was given to him by a native doctor in
Osun State to enhance his business.”
Odunlami said the command had begun Investigation into the matter and confirmed that the suspect was in police custody.
Meanwhile, a source in the area said it was a human head that was discovered in a black sack inside the suspect’s compound by some teenagers who are children of the landlord. The source narrated that the children later raised the alarm before the matter was reported by their father at the station.
The source said, “When a search operation was conducted by the police in the apartment of the suspect, several human parts and other items suspected to be charms and human blood were also discovered in the
apartment by the police.”
“When interrogated by the police at the station, the suspect exonerated the landlord and claimed the ownership of all the items found in his possession.
“He further explained that he brought all the items from his herbalist who resides in Ikirun, Ifelodun local government area of Osun State.”