The Lagos state police command said it has
arrested one Yusuf Bello, a 38-year old native of Gwoza in Borno state known to
be wearing a fake military uniform to carry passengers to various origin and destinations.
In a statement, the Lagos state police public
relation officer Dsp Bala Elkana said operatives of Alagado police state on
enforcement of restriction on motorcycles along moshalasi bus stop Agege motorway where it intercepted
one Yusuf Bello dressed in military uniform
and carrying a passenger on an unregistered Bajaj motorcycles
He said the suspect usually carries
passengers from Apapa to Agege up to Ogun state adding that the suspect was
arrested and motorcycle impounded.
“Peers of military uniform were equally
recovered from him with fake military identity card”
The spokesman said investigation is ongoing
to ascertain the source of the military uniform and the link the suspect has
with other criminal activities like
He said the police will be charged to
Meanwhile, command had also one Dauda
Tijani, a 42-year-old with residence at
23 omomwunmi street orege in Ajegunle for being in possession human skull.
The statement put further that operatives from area E” Command during it a routine check on patrol intercepted one Dauda Tijani in possession of human skull.
Elkana said the suspect had confessed that
he was sent by one herbalist identified
as olawale shodolamu (70yrs) bill to collect the human skull from a cemetery
He said the herbalist was also arrested
adding that the herbalist claimed he bought the human skull from one Seun Falana,
a 37-year-old staff of trinity cemetery located
in Ajegunle at the sum of ten thousand Naira only, and that he usually grinds
the human skull together with other substances to prepare herbs and charms for his customers.
Elkana said the third suspect was equally
arrested, and that he had confessed digging out graves to remove human skulls
to sell to a herbalist.
He said an investigation is ongoing and that
suspects will soon be charged to court.