An Osun Magistratesâ€™ Court sitting in Ile-Ife, on Monday, remanded two persons over alleged possession of human parts. The suspects are Supo Bamidele, 48 and Amos Suleiman, 51.
The presiding Magistrate, Olalekan Ijiyode, refused the oral bail applications of the accused and ordered their counsels, Lere Ayinde and Niyi Kosile, to file a written application for the consideration.
Ijiyode remanded the accused in Ile-Ife Prisons and adjourned the case until January 31 for mention. The accused are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and possession of human parts.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Inspector Christian Olajide, told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 31, 2018, at 4.30 pm at Ondo Road Area, Ile-Ife.
Olajide said the accused were caught with a human head, two hands and human flesh, which they could not give any satisfactory account of how they came about them.
â€œThe accused could not give satisfactory account of how they came about human head, two hands, human flesh which we suspected was to be used for rituals,â€ he said.
Olajide said the offence contravened 242 (1), (b) 329A, and 516 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.