The Nigerian Police has arrested two siblings, who allegedly killed and cut-off a teenager’s head in Shapati, Ibeju-Lekki Local Government, Lagos.
It was gathered that the two siblings, Ayodeji Obadimeji, 18, and Saheed Obadimeji, 19, who reside on Tunde Balogun Street, lured their victim to a safe location before perpetrating the act.
The suspects, who wre arrested with the skull of the deceased, Joseph Makinde, 10, alleged that they were contacted by one Sodiq Abefe.
After their arrest by Lagos State Police Command on routine patrol between Ajah/Epe expressway, yesterday, they hinted that Abefe contracted them to provide him with human head at the cost of two hundred thousand Naira (N200, 000).
According to them, they lured the victim by sending him to buy Coca-Cola drink for them and when he brought the drinks to them, they held him and cut of his head with a knife.
The torso has been recovered from an uncompleted building located at Shapati and effort is being made to arrest the said Sodiq Abefe who allegedly contracted the duo to commit the heinous crime.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, has directed that the case be handed over to the Homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation And Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti Yaba for further investigation.
The CP Lagos reiterated his earlier warnings to criminals to repent or relocate from the state or regret the consequence of their action.