The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a suspected cultist, Segun Agodo, for allegedly killing a police officer in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, Segun is also linked to some other murder cases in the area.
In a statement issued on Sunday, the police said Segun who has been in wanted list was arrested during a surveillance patrol led by the Divisional Police Officer, Sagamu Road Division, CSP Adekunle Omisakin.
Two locally-made revolver pistols, among other weapons, were recovered from the suspect.
The statement read, “Police detectives attached to the Sagamu Road Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, along Sagamu Road, Ikorodu, on Sunday, April 4, 2021, around 10am, apprehended a wanted serial killer and cultist, Segun Agodo, in the Odogunyan area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.
“Segun, a senior member of the Eiye Confraternity, had been on the run for a while since he got the wind that he had been declared wanted by the police for his atrocities in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. But he was sighted in Ikorodu on Sunday, April 4, 2021, while the DPO, Sagamu Road Division, and his men were on surveillance patrol around Ikorodu.
“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 loaded with seven and 14 cartridges, one axe, some cutlasses and assorted charms.”