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 traffic robbery.
He said the police will be charged to court.
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 attendant.
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.