Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 20-year-old man identified as Festus Simon, who is suspected to be a ritual killer.
Police said Simon had earlier been accused of killing a 12-year-old boy in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun State Police spokesperson, told newsmen on Thursday that the suspect was nabbed yesterday, Wednesday November 4.
Oyeyemi said his arrest followed information received by the police at Sotubo divisional headquarters, Sagamu that;
"The suspect who killed his victim on the 1st of October 2020 fled his resident at Iyana church area of Iwo road Ibadan to Simawa area of Ogun state"
He was said to have relocated to Ogu State under the pretence of looking for a job.
Information further revealed that the suspect had been on the wanted list of Oyo police command when he fled after the arrest of his accomplice.
"Upon the information, the DPO of Sotubo division, SP Samuel Adefolalu, quickly led his detectives to his hidden place where he was arrested.
He has made a useful statement, while the Oyo state police command had been contacted for onward transfer of the suspect."