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Ibadan Prophet caught wth a Human Skull causes commotion

 
Isaiah Alimi, a 55-year-old man was on Tuesday arraigned before an
Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, for being in
possession of a human skull, Punch Metro reports.
 
According to the charge sheet, with number,  Mi/1731c/2017, the
accused, Isaiah Alimi, who claimed to be a prophet, was arraigned on one
count of unlawful possession.
 
The prosecutor, Mr Sunday Ogunremi, told the court that the
accused, on May 5, 2017, at about 9.10pm on Sango Road in Ibadan
Magisterial District, did unlawfully had in his possession, one human
skull.
 
He said, “The offence contravened Section 329(A) of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Vol. II, Law of Oyo State of Nigeria, 2000.”
 
Alimi had told the police in his statement that he was a founder of a church in Lagos.
 
He said that he inherited some herbalist skills from his father and
that the big horn that was caught with him at the time of arrest was
used to pray for people who in turn would be compelled to pay him huge
sums in exchange for his spiritual services.
 
The self acclaimed prophet told the police that he got the human
skull from an area in Lagos after a bulldozer was used to clear a
portion of land.
 
“They brought the bulldozer to clear the street, so I found the
skull there and took it for personal use because I know it will be
useful for me. I was arrested when the police stopped a commercial bus I
was travelling in for a search,”
he said.
 
In her ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Abiola Richard, granted
the accused bail in the sum of N75,000 with two sureties in like sum,
and adjourned the case till June 28 for hearing.
 
But Alimi did not meet the bail condition and was remanded in the Agodi Prison.
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