Barely four days after the discovery of
mysterious forest where over 19 human
skulls were found in Ibadan, another horror
was discovered in the ancient city,
A man, who feigned lunacy, was allegedly caught
with human tongue, gun and cutlass around the
popular Ring Road area of the city.
According to reports, residents of Ibadan rushed to
catch a glimpse of the suspected human eater. The
suspect was, however, whisked away by armed
policemen to avert jungle justice.
Also, another man was mobbed by angry crowd
after a price list of human parts was allegedly
found on him.
This came as a man, who was about being
dispossessed of the large sum of money he
withdrew from a commercial bank at Mokola area
of the city jumped down from a flyover with his
Vanguard gathered that the suspect caught with
human tongues was arrested at Oni and Son
Memorial Hospital area of Ring Road.
A source said that over 400 posters of a politician
contesting the 2015 governorship election, women
underwear and some weapons were found on him.
The source said he was rounded up by the
policemen from Oluyole Police Station.
Another man, who reportedly disguised as a
destitute, was caught at Adeoyo State Hospital
with a price list of human parts.
After they were beaten by the mob, policemen took
the three men to the State Criminal Investigation
According to information, the ‘mad’ man was
exposed when his hidden blackberry phone rang.
This was said to have aroused suspicion of passers-
by who had all the while known the man as a
Further search on him, Vanguard gathered,
revealed that he listed those owing him
outstanding balance and the human parts they
bought. That was when the mob descended on
When Vanguard got there, the police refused to
comment saying the newsman should go to the
police headquarters at Eleyele, Ibadan for reaction.
The man that jumped to escape being robbed of
his money by two men on commercial motorcycle,
it was further gathered, was rescued by policemen
who were on duty under the flyover and taken to
the hospital in an ambulance, as he sustained
injuring in his arms.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Olabisi
Ilobanafor, confirmed the arrest of a man who was
beaten by the mob but said he did not know
anything about the Adeoyo State Hospital incident.
She said: “I can’t say whether he is a ritualist or
destitute. I don’t know whether things found on
him were human tongues or not.
“It is only a forensic expert who can say precisely
what they are. We use this opportunity to warn
members of the public not to take laws into their
hands by resorting to jungle justice whenever they
see a suspect.
“We also want to advise parents not to allow their
wards to mix up with mob to break any law.”