Suspected serial killer hacks community leader to death in Ogun state
A suspected serial killer identified as Feyisola Dosumu has allegedly killed a 53-year-old leader identified as Olatunji Oladeji in Oluwatedo community, Ogere in the Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have announced a manhunt after the suspect evaded arrest.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspected serial killer, Dosumu popularly known as Spartan, has been terrorizing members of the community for years.
Speaking on the incident, the family members of late Oladeji disclosed that he was about entering his house after returning from work on Friday, August 21 when he was accosted and attacked by the suspected killer who allegedly used a machete to hack him to death. Oladeji was rushed to the hospital in the pool of his blood where doctors certified him dead on arrival.
Until his death, late Oladeji was the Vice-Chairman of the Oluwatedo Community Development Association.
Residents of the area claim that the suspected serial killer who is an alleged cultist and has killed over 15 persons in the area.
Residents further stated that most of them have had to abandon their homes for fear of being killed by the suspect.
They alleged that only last month, he used a machete to hack a female nurse residing in the area to death, after raping her.
They alleged that the suspect had a mental breakdown sometime back and was admitted at the Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta.
He allegedly escaped and returned to the community where he has killed some of the residents.
Reacting to the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the incident to newsmen.
The PPRO said some policemen are currently on the trail of the suspect and vowed that the suspect would be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.
She said five of the state police tactical team have been drafted to the area to search for the suspect.
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