Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer for the state confirmed the arrest in a report published by the Daily Post News.
The suspect was arrested by a patrol team led by the Sagamu Divisional Police Officer, Moses Aduroja, on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at Ayepe Cemetery located at Isale Oko area.
Giving a report of the arrest, Oyeyemi said, “Oluwatoyosi Akorede is suspected to have gotten the skulls by exhuming bodies of dead people.”
“The Commissioner of Police, CP, Ahmed Iliyasu has directed that the suspect be transferred to the command headquarters, Eleweran in Abeokuta for further investigation.”
“The suspect is being interrogated to unravel the reasons for his action and has thus far confessed the items were needed to perform rituals.”
The incident follows the arrest of two men in Abeokuta, Ogun State, who were also in possession of human skeletons.