A 45-year old herbalist, Idris Sule Shaye, has been docked before an Akure Magistrate Court in Nigeria for possession of a burnt fresh human head.
Shaye was said to have committed the offense on February 24, 2020, at Isua Akoko area, Nation reports.
Police prosecutor, Sulaiman Abdullateef, informed the court that Shaye intended to use the burnt head for charm.
Abdullateef said the offense was punishable under sectioms 516 and 329 of the Criminal Code, Cap 37, Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.
He prayed the court for a short adjournment to enable him to study the case file.
Presiding Magistrate, A.A T Oyedele, ordered Shaye remanded in police custody pending when the investigation is completed.
Oyedele ordered the police to report with exhibits on the next adjourned date.
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