A 22-year-old suspected Badoo member, Emmanuel Obazuaye, allegedly caught with a human head, was Tuesday arraigned at a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos.
The accused, who resides in Ikorodu, Lagos State, is standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful possession of human head.
The Police prosecutor, Inspector Romanus Unuigbe, told the court that the accused committed the offences on July 27 at 1p.m., at 1, Lejumo Street, Adamo, Ikorodu, Lagos.
Unuigbe alleged that Obazuaye was caught at a shrine in Ikorodu with a fresh human head, where he claimed he visited a native doctor to seek “protection.”
He said Obazuaye, who did not act alone, but with others still at large, was immediately taken to the Police station for further questioning.
The offences contravened Sections 238 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015
The Chief Magistrate, Adewale Ojo, granted the accused N250,000 bail, with two sureties in like sum.
He said the sureties must be blood relations of the accused and should also show evidence of three years tax payment to Lagos State Government.
Ojo adjourned the case until September 13 for mention.