According to reports from Abakaliki, it was brought to light that within the period of 9 and 10am, five suspects were apprehended with four fresh human heads being conveyed by a commercial vehicle alone the borders of Ebonyi and Enugu states.
It was reported that suspects were arrested during a stop and search operation carried out by security operatives who have been on their trail after the beheading of the victims.
The location of the crime has not been disclose as at the time of report.
It was gathered from a reliable source at the scene of arrest said that the victims might want to escape through Ebonyi State border from Enugu State.
It was said the suspects wanted to abscond after they were caught with the fresh human heads in a bag among their luggages and the security operatives on hand shot them on the legs so at to restrain them from running away.
A lady who pleaded for anonymity said that the security operatives who made the arrest may be Department of State Services DSS agents as the inscription was on their vest.
According to the eyewitnesses, the human heads were displayed for the unsuspecting crowd and motorist who were at the scene.
The culprits were later whisked away by the operatives to an unknown location.
The Ebonyi State DSS command and the police command are yet to issue a statement on the matter as at the time of this report.