A suspected ‘serial killer’, identified simply as Esube, bit a Policeman on his right finger in a bid to evade arrest, the Police say.
Esube was arrested after the Police received information that he and his accomplice, Osunmuyiwa Solomon, have been involved in a series of killings in Ogun State.
According to the State Police Spokesperson, SP Omolola Odutola, a team led by Inspector Sunday Adeyemo, patrolling Okeganmu in Ilaro Division arrested Esube on August 6, 2023.
She said, “Esube was arrested along Papa road with an unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle with a passenger, one Omowunmi Fiyakola. Esube refused to adhere to the flag down of the pin-down team and raced off. He was pursued and arrested, upon search, one locally fabricated Pistol loaded with cartridges was found and recovered from his cross bag.
“He was violent with the driver of the Police vehicle, by struggling with the steering in a bid to escape, he equally gave the police driver a poisonous bite on his right finger which led to a tire burst and the vehicle lost control losing its tires. Esube attempted to take to his heels but was maimed on his right thigh and the Policemen arrested him at the Police Station.”
The suspect told the Police that he is a member of a notorious confraternity and the unregistered Bajaj motorcycle recovered was stolen by him.
The PPRO said he will be charged in Court with murder, stealing, and possession of firearms.
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