Police detained a man with 12 pieces of human skulls and two sacks filled with human bones from a house in Ramkrishna Mission road in Mymensingh city on Sunday.
The detainee was identified as Bappi, son of Abul Hossain, a resident of Karibari graveyard area of Mymensingh city.
Mymensingh Kotowali police station Inspector (investigation) Faruk Hossain confirmed the matter.
He said: “Acting on a tip-off, a police team conducted a drive in the house and recovered the human remains.”
Police assumed that Bappi might have collected the skulls and bones from various graveyards of the city for smuggling those to abroad. Confirming the news, Mymensingh Kotowali Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Firoz Talukdar said that a process is underway to file a case against the arrestee in this.