Three men on Monday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged exhumation of 10 corpses and beheading them for ritual.
The three are Kola Fatoye, 40, Abimbola Fatoye, 35, and Ahmed Ojo, 56.
According to the prosecutor, Monica Ikebuilo, the defendants committed the offence between March and September 2020, in Orun-Ekiti.
She alleged that the defendants 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.
She said the accused used the extracted parts of the corpses for ritual