A 49-year-old man has been arrested by the Lagos State Command in connection with the murder of of Hector Jobateh, the winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search 2007.
The commander in charge FSARS, Muhammed Sanusi, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), on the instruction of the Lagos State Police Commissioner, CP Imohimi Edgal, led the operation.
The suspect who was identified as Ismaila Adeyemi was arrested by the Lagos state police command Federal Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) on Tuesday.
ROYAL NEWS gathered that four other members of the gang including an Uber cab driver were arrested last week by FSARS operatives, Lagos command. Read also: Quake hits Mexico, kills 49, scores injured
In a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), the command noted that the kingpin was arrested after weeks of manhunt.
It added that, “The Lagos state police command, after weeks of intensive manhunt, wishes to announce to the general public the arrest of one Ismaila Adeyemi, aged 49years, the suspected mastermind and killer of Hector Jobateh, winner of the 2007 Gulder Ultimate search who was traced and shot dead at his residence at New Oko-Oba in Agege area of Lagos State.
“Adeyemi, who was arrested at Gas line, Ominiyi in Ijoko area of Ogun state, confessed to the crime and other numerous crimes, while other members of his gang have been arrested. The suspects would be charged to court after investigation is concluded.”
He however said: “The command wishes to reinstate it’s commitment in partnership with members of the public and urge them to always come forward with Read also: Why I’m proud to be a terrorist—–Kanu useful information that would assist the police in discharging their duties”.
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