The lunatics were rescued from Isiaka Akande who runs an unorthodox psychiatric centre in Osun State.

The lunatics were evacuated from Akande’s house at Aagba, Boripe Local Government of the state by a team of police and officers of the Osun Destitute Rehabilitation Programme on Saturday.

One of the mentally challenged people being treated have been allegedly killed and mutilated by Akande and his friend, identified as one Rasidi Ajibade.

The duo were caught with the deceased's head, private part and intestine at Oluode market in Osogbo, the state capital.

While Akande fled and escaped arrest, Ajibade was arrested by the police. Akande was later arrested last week Monday at his residence in Aagba.

The police evacuated the insane people and kept them at the State Criminal Investigation Department.

Both Akande and Ajibade  have confessed to the crime.

They have been charged to court and are likely to die by hanging.