Two cemetery guards had been on Sunday arrested by males of the Ondo State Safety Community Company, in any other case referred to as Amotekun Corps for alleged possession of human heads.
The 2 cemetery guards had been mentioned to be staff at a cemetery belonging to an previous technology church in Surulere Space of Ondo city, headquarters of Ondo West Native Authorities Space of the state.
Residents of the realm alleged that the suspects had been tampering with corpses buried within the cemetery the place they guard.
One of many residents who craved anonymity disclosed that one of many safety guards merely recognized as Alhaji was apprehended with a bag containing the heads of useless our bodies by these dwelling within the space.
The supply mentioned, “Immediately (Sunday) any person went to defecate in a bush beside the cemetery and he noticed Alhaji with a sledgehammer and he broke one of many tombs within the cemetery. After some minutes he got here out with a bag.
“So the person who noticed him raised the alarm and we rushed to the scene. Once we checked the bag Alhaji carried, we noticed a human head within the bag.
“Once we went across the cemetery, we found that about 44 tombs don’t have any useless our bodies inside them, they’ve been exhumed by ritualists. So now we have handed them over to the Amotekun corps.”
Confirming the event, the Commander of Amotekun within the State, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, acknowledged that the 2 suspects had been rescued when the residents had been about to lynch them.
The Amotekun Commander, nonetheless, mentioned human heads weren’t discovered on the suspects upon arrest.
He mentioned, “The suspects had been rescued by our males when the residents had been about to kill them. We now have handed them over to the police.”
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, ASP Tee- Leo Ikoro mentioned the suspects had not been handed over to the police.