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Two foreigners arrested by Police with human skulls, bones

Two foreigners arrested by Police with human skulls, bones

Two suspects identified as Nodji Kodji and Raji Silver have been apprehended by the Adamawa State Police Command with human skulls and several bones in Garware village of Fufore Local Government Area of the state.

The command also arrested a suspected potential buyer, Dauda Yakubu, a motorcycle operator, and a woman in connection with the crime.

According to Daily Trust, both Nodji and Raji were arrested on October 11, 2022 and hailed from Cholli, a community in the Cameroon Republic at Garware village.

The suspects claimed that they got the skulls and bones from a grave yard in Cameroon and wanted to sell them to Dauda at the sum of 5 million CFA Franc.


They explained that when they took the skulls to Dauda, he said he was not interested and while searching for another buyer they were arrested.

The Adamawa State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, said the suspects were arrested by the operatives who were on routine patrol in the area.

While parading the suspects, Nguroje explained that the suspects were apprehended by the team led by CSP Usman Jauroyel, adding that it was another remarkable achievement recorded by the Command in its efforts towards fighting all crime.

He said both suspects had confessed to stealing the skulls and bones from a graveyard in a certain village in the Cameroon Republic and bringing them to Nigeria to sell.

He said the Commissioner of Police, A.K Akande had ordered that the suspects be transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation.

The PPRO advised that adequate security should be provided at graveyards to prevent such act.

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