A suspected serial killer, simply identified as Esube, reportedly bit a police officer on his finger while attempting to escape.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that Esube and one other, Osunmuyiwa Solomon who were on a travelling on an unregistered motorcycle were flagged down by a patrol team, led by Inspector Sunday Adeyemo of Ilaro Division, along the road, but refused to stop and sped off.
The suspects were reportedly pursued and arrested along side a passenger, Omowunmi Fiyakola
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, Omolola Odutola confirmed the incident.
Odutola said the two suspected serial killer were arrested.
She explained that the suspects were arrested on Sunday along Papalanto axis of the Lagos-Abeokuta express road.
Odutola said both Esube and Solomon were arrested with one locally made pistol loaded with cartridges
According to Odutola, Esube bite a police officer on his finger while attempting to escape.
“Esube refused to adhere to 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 poisonous bite on his right finger which led to a tyre burst and the vehicle lost control losing it’s tyres.
“Esube attempted to take to his heels, but was maimed on his right thigh eventually taming him to submission and the policemen captured him to the Police Station.
“He has made confessional statements as being a member of a notorious confraternity, and that the unregistered Bajaj motorcycle was stolen by him”, the PPRO said.
She added that the suspects will soon be charged to court for murder, stealing and possession of firearms.
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