Man arrested for stealing human hair in barbershop


A 70-year-old man, Michael Omolayo, escaped lynching after he was caught stealing hair in large quantities at a barber shop in Akure, the Ondo State capital.

The suspected ritualist was arrested alongside a woman, his accomplice.

According to report, the incident happened at Oke-Emesho area in Akure at one Desmond’s barbing shop.

The pair were caught in the act drawing a mob to the scene who descended on them and dragged them to Deji Akure Palace.

Report added that on the order of the monarch, a search was carried out in the septuagenarian house during which strange objects were found confirming earlier suspicion the suspects were ritualists.

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