Three Persons Arrested With A Human Head.
On Saturday, the NSCDC paraded three person in Niger state who were caught with a human head.
Mr. Philip Ayuba, who is the Commandant of NSCDC in the state, made it known to journalists in the state capital Minna, that the suspects were caught in Mokwa LGA.
The suspects are said to be 34, 35, an 24 years of age respectively, all hailed from Ekpa Village in Mokwa.
“The NSCDC Commandant was quoted while speaking to Journalists: “After we got them arrested, they immediately confessed that the human head belongs o them.”
Mr Philip Ayuba also made it known that the suspects were caught on Thursday as they were in the middle of negotiations in Selling the human head in Mokwa.
“One of our personnel acted like he was going to buy the human head and also bargaining on how much to pay before they were arrested,” he added.
The commandant of NSCDC in the state stated that the suspects are going to be handed over to the police for further investigations and prosecution, saying that the suspects have made their statements agreeing to the crime.
One of the suspects confessed to journalists saying that one of his brothers asked him to come to the house so as to see the human head and also get a suitable buyer for the human head.
“I have been loking for a buyer for close to five months. I came in contact with one Isah who said he has a buyer in Mokwa.
“Immediately the buyer arrived negotiation of price began and it was in the negotiating part that we were arrested,” he confessed.
One of the arrested suspect said that the head belongs to a female corpse which was found dead during an expedition of hunting.