Ogun State Police arrests notorious cultist for killing a mechanic
Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a notorious cultist identified as Bobo for allegedly killing a mechanic, Salaudeen Lawal.
The deceased was said to have been repairing a faulty car when Bobo accused him of blocking the road with the vehicle. In the ensuing argument, Bobo stabbed the victim with a broken bottle.
The suspect was arrested 24 hours after he was declared wanted by the police over the murder of Lawal in Igbesa, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.
Bobo was traced to his hideout at Surulere in Lagos State by detectives, led by the Igbesa Divisional Police Officer, SP Abayomi Adeniji, shortly after his 19-year-old accomplice, Babatunde Idris was arrested.
According to the Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the victim – Lawal, was rushed to the hospital where he died.
“The Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, there and then gave a marching order to the DPO Igbesa to fish out the culprit, who is notorious in the area as a member of a dreaded cult,” Oyeyemi said.
“In compliance with the CP’s directive, the DPO and his detectives embarked on intelligence and technical based investigation which led them to the Surulere area in Lagos State where the suspect was hibernating and subsequently got him arrested. He has made confessional statements owing up to the crime.”
The suspect suspect has been transferred to the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department(SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution.