Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a suspected serial killer, Ibiyemi Wasiri.
Wasiri who has been on the wanted list of the command in connection with two murder cases was arrested on Monday, December 6.
The suspect, an ex-convict was arrested following an information received at Ilaro divisional headquarters that the suspect was seen in a criminal hideout at Igboro area of Ilaro.
Upon the information, the DPO Ilaro division, Olayemi Jacob mobilised his men to the scene, where the suspect who was in the midst of some hoodlums was arrested, while others escaped.
A statement by the command’s PRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi said a bag containing cut to size locally made pistol and seven live cartridges was found with him.
The suspect who was declared wanted by the command for 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 neighboring Benin Republic.
He was said to be a member of a dreaded Eiye cult group terrorising Ilaro and its environs.
The State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.