Two persons suspected to be ritualists were on Friday arrested by police officers at a Muslim graveyard in the Kudenden area of Kabala in Kaduna State with an unspecified number of human skulls.
This was disclosed in a statement on Saturday by ASP Mohammed Jalige, spokesperson for the Kaduna Police Command.
The statement read: “On Äpril 23, 2021, at about 2130hrs, the command received a distress call through DPO Kakuri, Kaduna, that some people were sighted at a Muslim graveyard at Kudenden and 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, male, 68, of Zaki Close, Kabala West Kaduna, and (2) Mohammed Isa male, 30, of the same address. Recovered in 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 the same. The command is still soliciting prompt information on any suspicious person or group to enable it to tackle the activities of robbers.”