The police in Adamawa State have confirmed the arrest of three persons at Tashan-Baba village in Jada Local Government Area for exhuming and beheading the corpse of a seven-year old girl.
Confirming the incident, Spokesman of the Police Command, S.P Othman Abubakar identified the three suspects as Yunusa Audi, Dauda Babale and Muka’ilu Ishaya, Daily Trust writes.
Abubakar said the three suspects were arrested with the fresh human head of Blessing Johnson, barely a day after she was buried.
The police said they confessed to the crime, adding that they were contracted to get fresh human head by one John Bakari of Karlahi village in Fufore Local Government.
They were reportedly contracted to do the job with a promise to pay N5m for the head of the dead girl.
Abubakar said the principal suspect Bakari had escaped but police were making effort to arrest him while the three suspects will be charged to court today.