The Police Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi has confirmed the arrest of a notorious serial killer, Ibiyemi Wasiri who had been on the police wanted list.
The command noted: “Upon the information, the Divisional police officer Ilaro division, Chief Superintendent of Police Olayemi Jacob quickly mobilised his men and moved to the scene, where the suspect who was in the midst of some hoodlums was arrested, while others escaped.
“A bag found with him was searched and one cut to size locally made pistol and seven live cartridges was recovered therein.
“The suspect who has been declared wanted by the command for actively participating in the killing of one Michael Abiodun a.k.a S1 on the 22nd of July 2021 and one Kola Fagbemi on the 24th of July 2021 confessed to have bought the gun from neighbouring Benin Republic.
“He was said to be a member of a dreaded Eiye cult group terrorizing Ilaro and its environs.”
Meanwhile, on the order of the Commissioner of Police in the Ogun state, Lanre Bankole, the suspect has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation for further investigation.
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