The Ogun State Police command has arrested a one-eyed man said to be on its wanted list over the murder of 15 people in Ikenne area of the state and its environ.
The suspect identified as Sunday Paul a.k.a Blade, is reportedly the leader of the dreaded Eiye confraternity in Ikenne and he was arrested on September 21 after a discreet investigation.
His arrest led to a wild jubilation in the community and it was learnt that he has been arrested in the past and charged to court on three different occasions. He also spent some time in prison custody over a murder related case before being released recently.
Confirming the arrest, the state’s police spokesperson Abimbola Oyeyemi said the suspect admitted to being the leader of the Eiye cult group in Ikenne and its environ and also confessed to being responsible for the killing of one Kabiru who he claimed was a member of a rival cult group.
“The suspect Sunday Paul a.k.a Blade who has been on the wanted list of the Command was arrested on the 21st September 2019, following intensive surveillance and technical investigation into his activities,” he said.
“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 admitted being the leader of the Eiye cult group in Ikenne and its environ, he equally confessed being responsible for the killing of one Kabiru who he claimed to be a member of a rival cult group. His arrest has elicited wild jubilation in Ikenne and its environs.”
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