Wanted Ogun serial killer, ritualist busted, attempted to bribe police with 1m

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A wanted serial killer and ritualist, Ifasoji Ayangbesan has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing and dismembering one Oyindamola Adeyemi in Ijebu Ode on the 28 January, 2023 for ritual purpose.

SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, command’s spokesman said the suspect, 35-year-old Ayangbesan, whose other members of his gang had earlier been arrested, was apprehended following painstaking intelligence based investigation embarked upon by detectives from Obalende divisional headquarters, which led them to his hideout at Ijade Iloti area of Ijebu Ode.

“The suspect who has been indicted by the earlier arrested members of the syndicate as the person who bought the two legs of the victim, took to flight immediately he heard that he has been mentioned by his colleagues.

“Since then, the DPO, Obalende division, SP Murphy Salami, has detailed his detectives to be on his trail with the view to arrest him and possibly recover the deceased two legs from him and prosecute him with his colleagues in crime. Luck however ran against him when he was apprehended at his Ijade Iloti hideout on the 28th of April 2023,” he said.

Oyeyemi disclosed that immediately he was arrested, the suspect made an offer of one million naira bribe to the policemen, which was rejected.

“On interrogation, he confessed being part of the syndicate who killed Oyindamola Adeyemi, and that he was the person who severe the two legs of the deceased which he claimed he used for ritual purpose.

“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police, CP Olanrewaju Yomi Olademeji who commended his men for their uprightness has directed that the suspect be transferred to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department to prosecute him with other members of his syndicate,” he said.

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