Lagos State police command has arrested a suspected serial killer in Odongunyan area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.
The suspect, Segun Agodo was declared wanted by the police for allegedly committing numerous crimes in the state and hence he has been on the run.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, while speaking with journalists stated that the suspect was spotted in Ikorodu and was arrested at about 10am on Sunday April 4, by a team of police detectives led by the DPO during surveillance patrol in the area.
The PPRO also noted that the suspect who is a senior member of Eiye Confraternity – had been on the run for a while since he got the wind that the police has declared him wanted.
According to him, “The suspect, who has been fingered in many murder cases, including the alleged killing of a policeman, in Ikorodu, was arrested in possession of two locally-made revolver pistols, each loaded with seven and 14 rounds of cartridges, one axe, some cutlasses, and assorted charms”, Channels tv reports.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, while reacting to the arrest directed that the suspects involved in the cases be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation and possible prosecution.