2 In Court For Possession Of Human Skull


Two persons, Kamoru Oladele, 48, and a female accomplice, Jolaobi Adedokun, 48, yesterday appeared in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged unlawful possession of a human skull.

Oladele, who reside at Igbodu Bode Area, Ibadan, was arraigned on a three-count charge of conspiracy, unlawful possession of a human skull and charms. Adedokun of Esuawele Oja Oba Area, Ibadan, was charged with alleged conspiracy and compound felony by aiding a defendant to escape arrest. More after the cut…

The prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Ogunremi, told the court that Oladele and others, now at large, allegedly conspired to commit felony. Ogunremi said the defendant was in possession of a human skull and charms when he was arrested.

He said the offence was committed at about 4:30p.m. at the defendant’s resident on February 22. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs A. F. Richard, granted N75,000 bail to Oladele and Jolaobi, N50,000, with two sureties each in like sum.

Richard said the two sureties for Oladele should be blood relations with three years tax clearance, while Jolaobi’s sureties must be civil servants on grade level 09; and adjourned the case till May 10 for mention.