A 35-year old man and member of a notorious ritualist syndicate; Ifasoji Ayangbesan has been arrested by men of the Ogun police Command in connection with the death of Oyindamola Adeyemi.
According to a statement by the image maker of the command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the victim was killed and dismembered by the suspect and his accomplices on January 28, 2023, in Ijebu Ode.
He noted that other members of Ifasoji’s gang had been arrested and it was during interrogation that the police were able to find his hideout at Ijade Iloti area of Ijebu Ode.
“The suspect who has been indicted by the earlier arrested members of the syndicate as the person who bought the two legs of the victim, took to flight immediately he heard that he has been mentioned by his colleagues. Since then, the DPO Obalende division, SP Murphy Salami, has detailed his detectives to be on his trail with the view to arrest him and possibly recover the deceased’s two legs from him and prosecute him with his colleagues in crime .
Luck however ran against him when he was apprehended at his hideout on the 28th of April 2023. Immediately he was arrested, the suspect made an offer of one million naira bribe to the policemen, which was rejected.
During interrogation, he confessed to being part of the syndicate who killed Oyindamola Adeyemi, and that he was the person who severed the two legs of the deceased which he claimed he used for ritual purpose,” the statement read.