A suspected 28-year old serial killer, Sunday Paul, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing no fewer than 15 people in Ikenne and other neighboring towns of the state.
The suspect, a one-eyed man, according to the police, is a leader of the dreaded Eiye Confraternity.
The Command’s Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement in Abeokuta on Wednesday disclosed that the suspect was arrested on Saturday, September 21, following “an intensive surveillance and technical investigation into his activities.”
The suspect, popularly known as Blade, Oyeyemi said had been on the wanted list of the police for a while now.
“Upon his arrest, it was discovered that he has been arrested and charged to court on three different occasions and that he recently came out of prison over a murder related case.”
“On interrogation, he (suspect) admitted being the leader of Eiye cult group in Ikenne and its environs, he equally confessed been responsible for the killing of one Kabiru who he claimed to be a member of a rival cult group,” Oyeyemi said.
According to the Command’s Spokesman, there was wild jubilation by the people of the area, following the arrest of the suspect.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama has ordered a full scale investigation into the past activities of the suspect with the view to charge him to court as soon as possible.