Ogun police raise alarm over serial killer in Remo land - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Friday, August 19, 2022

Ogun police raise alarm over serial killer in Remo land

Ogun State Police Command on Friday, alerted the residents of the state over the presence of a prowling serial killer around Remo land, in Ogun East senatorial district of the state.

The yet-to-be indentified serial killer, according to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi usually disguised as a commercial motor cycle rider popularly called Okada to pick his targeted victim who are usually women.

The police said this criminal will now take his victim to isolated place, rape and kill such helpless citizens in cold blood. The command said while it is doing everything possible to bring this criminal element to justice, it is essential for residents of the state to be on their guard and be wary of any okada they want to ride particularly in the night.

The statement reads "the Ogun state Police Command wishes to inform the general public that a yet to be identified serial killer is on the prowl in Remo axis of the state. 

"The modus operandi of the serial killer is to pretend as a commercial motorcyclist popularly known as "okada" and pick his targeted victim as passenger. Such victim who are mainly women will be taken to an isolated area, raped and brutally murdered in cold blood. 

"While the Command is doing everything possible to apprehend the hoodlum, it is necessary to alert the public to be on their guard and be wary of any okada man with whom they want to embark on a journey, most especially in the night. 

"For safety reasons, the command hereby advise that passengers should endeavour to demand for the phone number of okada rider who wants to carry them in the night. They should also make a call to such number to ascertain its authenticity. This will give security agencies a lead in their investigation in the event of any untowards development. 

"The Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, while assuring the public that everything possible will be done to fish out the serial killer within the shortest possible period, urged the public to cooperate with the police by giving adequate and useful information that can assist in this onerous task", the statement concluded.

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