An infamous cultist terrorising Igbesa in Ogun State has murdered one Salaudeen Lawal, an automobile mechanic,on Sunday.
It was confirmed by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, that the suspected cultist is presently on the run.
According to the source, Lawal was requested by a vehicle owner to aid fix his car which had malfunctioned along the road in Igbesa, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government area of Ogun State.
However, while executing his task, the said cultist, identified as Bobo, was reported to have accused him of barricading the way.
Oyeyemi disclosed that a wrangle followed and “the said Bobo broke a bottle and stabbed the deceased on his hand and cut one of the veins.”
“Distress call was made to the police at Igbesa divisional headquarters and the DPO SP Abayomi Adeniji quickly led his men to the scene and rescued the victim to the hospital where he gave up the ghost while receiving treatment.” Oyeyemi stated.
Bobo fled the scene of the incident immediately after cognizing his crime. The police spokesperson has however disclosed that one of his associates had been arrested, stating that the apprehended person is aiding the police in their investigation.
However,the culprit has been announced wanted by the police as Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has initiated a manhunt for him,reassuring the residents of the community that the suspect would be nabbed.