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Police arrest alleged serial killer, armed robber in Lagos

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Policemen attached to Sagamu Road Division Ikorodu, have arrested one Segun Agodo, an alleged notorious cultists and serial killer, the command has said.

It said Agodo, an alleged senior member of Eiye cult group, was arrested around 10am on Sunday at Odogunyan area of Ikorodu by policemen on surveillance patrol.

According to police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the suspect had been on the run for a while and was fingered in many murder cases, including the murder of a cop in Ikorodu.

Adejobi said the suspect was arrested with two locally made revolver pistols, each loaded with seven and 14 rounds of cartridges, an axe, cutlasses and assorted charms.

He also said operatives of the command attached to Alakuko Division on Friday morning arrested one Sola Akimwole, 27, while a robbery gang operated at a car/motorcycles shop located at AMJE Bus Stop.

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“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.

“In another development, the police operatives attached to Festac Division on April 3, at about 3pm, arrested one Jonas Nnubia, 43, for defiling his wife’s neice (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 (CPN), Lagos State, alleged that the suspect has defiled her several times 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, CP 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.’’

Source: THE NATION

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