Two men were on Wednesday arraigned in an Omi Adio Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for alleged unlawful possession of human skull.

Saheed Adeyemi, 33, and Michael Edemba, 60, of no fixed addresses were arraigned on a two count of conspiracy and unlawful possession of human skull, offences they denied committing.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Ken Brasana, told the court that the two defendants allegedly conspired to commit the offence.

Brasana said the duo with others at large, on February 1, at about 6p.m. at Abidogun junction, Omi Adio unlawfully have in their possession human skull.

He said the offence contravened Section 329A and 516 of the Criminal Code Cap 38, Vol. II Laws of Oyo State 2004.

The counsel to the defendants, Mr. Omoniyi Emmanuel, urged the court to give his clients bail in the most liberal terms.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Risikat Ebeloku- Mustapha, granted the accused persons bail in the sum of N200,000 each, with two sureties each in like sum.

She adjourned the case till March 13, for hearing.


February 08, 2017


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