Three men have been arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates Court for allegedly exhuming 10 corpses and beheading them for ritual.
The three men were identified as Kola Fatoye, 40, Abimbola Fatoye, 35, and Ahmed Ojo, 56.
Police prosecutor, Monica Ikebuilo, said the accused persons committed the offence between March and September 2020, in Orun-Ekiti.
According to her, the men dug up graves and severed heads of corpses at St. Paul Anglican Church Cemetery in Orun-Ekiti.
Ikebuilo said that the severed corpses were those of Philip Akintayo, Moreani Ajayi and eight others.
It was alleged that the accused persons used the extracted parts of the corpses for ritual