Lagos police arrest ‘most wanted’ cult killer, suspected armed robbers
Nabs 43-year-old man for allegedly defiling girl
Operatives of Lagos State Police Command have arrested the ‘most wanted’ alleged serial cultist killer, Segun Agodo, at Odonguyan outskirts of Ikorodu.
According to the spokesman of the command, Muyiwa Adejobi, police detectives attached to Sagamu Road Division, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Sagamu Road, Ikorodu, apprehended the suspect.
Segun, a senior member of a notorious cult group, had been on the run for a while since he got the wind that he had been declared wanted by the police for his alleged atrocities in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
“But he was sighted in Ikorodu today, April 4, 2021, while the DPO Sagamu Road Division and his operatives were on surveillance patrol around Ikorodu.
“The suspect, who has been fingered in many murder cases, including 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.”
Similarly, detectives attached to Alakuko division of the command, on April 2, 2021, arrested one Sola Akinwole, 27, when the suspect and his gang members were robbing at a car/motorcycles shop located at AMJE Bus Stop, Alakuko area of Lagos State.
“The police detectives raced to the scene while responding to a distress call from the shop. The suspected armed robbers had shot one of the guards at the shop, Tairu Baba, 20, before the police arrived the scene. One locally-made pistol and four cartridges were recovered from the suspect,” Adejobi said.
In another development, police operatives attached to FESTAC Division on April 3, 2021, at around 3.pm, arrested one Jonas Nnubia, 43, for allegedly defiling his wife’s niece (name withheld) at 1st Avenue, L Close, FESTAC, Lagos State.
“The victim, who was taken to the police station in company of some officials of the Child Protection Network, Lagos State, alleged that the suspect has defiled her severally and warned her not to disclose his criminal act to anyone or else she dies.
“The victim has been taken to the hospital for necessary medical examination and attention in order to assist the police in carrying out their discreet investigation into the matter
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has directed that the suspects involved in the cases be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for proper investigation and possible prosecution,” Adejobi said.
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