Men of Ogun state police command on December 6, arrested a suspected serial killer Ibiyemi Wasiri who has been on the wanted list of the command in connection with two murder cases.
The suspect who is an ex-convict was arrested following a piece of information received at Ilaro divisional headquarters that the suspect was sighted in one criminal hideout at igboro area of Ilaro.
Upon the information, the DPO Ilaro division CSP Olayemi Jacob quickly mobilized 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 were 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 having bought the gun from neighboring Benin Republic. He was said to be a member of a dreaded Eiye cult group terrorizing Ilaro and its environs.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the state commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.