Irate youths in Oja-Odan, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State have set ablaze two suspected ritualists caught with a human head.
The police operatives had earlier detained the suspects identified as Idowu Afolabi and Johnson Adebiyi at Oja Odan police station on Saturday.
It was reported that youths in the community who were not pleased with the development reportedly broke into the police cell to drag out the two suspected ritualists.
One of the youths identified as Adeyemi claimed that the youths dragged the suspects to the front of the police station and set them ablaze.
The source said, “The youths caught the two men with a fresh human head. The police came to take the suspects away. But about an hour later, the youths, said the killers must be dealt with immediately. That was why they mobilised themselves in their hundreds to the police station in Oja Odan.
“The youths forced themselves into the police cell, dragged the suspects to an open space in front of the police station and set them on fire.”
In a related development, a couple is currently being grilled at the Homicide Section of the Ogun state criminal investigation and Intelligence Department of the Nigeria Police Force over possession of fresh human parts.
Reports obtained by Naija News revealed that the duo, Kehinde Oladimeji, 43, and wife Adejumoke Raji, 35 were arrested during the week at No 72, MKO Abiola way, Leme Area of Abeokuta, the state capital.