Police nab ex-convict for murder in Ogun - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Thursday, December 9, 2021

Police nab ex-convict for murder in Ogun

Dayo Adeniyi

Men of Ogun State Police command have arrested an alleged notorious serial killer, Ibiyemi Wasiri who has been on the wanted list of the command in connection with two murder cases. 

The command's spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi said, the suspect who is an ex-convict, was arrested following an information received at Ilaro Divisional Headquarters that the suspect has been sighted in a hideout at Igboro area of Ilaro.

Oyeyemi added that, upon the information, the DPO Ilaro Division, CSP Olayemi Jacob 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 in the bag.

The suspect who have been declared wanted by the command for actively participating in the killing of 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 neighboring Benin Republic. 

He was said to be a member of a dreaded Eiye cult group terrorizing Ilaro and its environs. 

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. 

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