According to a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the one-eyed man is allegedly a leader of the dreaded Eiye Confraternity in Ikenne allegedly responsible for the killing of not less than 15 people in Ikenne and its environs.
“The suspect, Sunday Paul a.k.a Blade, who has been on the wanted list of the Command was arrested on the 21st September, 2019, following intensive surveillance and technical investigation into his activities,” he said.
“Upon his arrest, it was discovered that he had been arrested and charged to court on three different occasions and that he recently came out of prison over a murder related case.”
“On interrogation, he admitted been the leader of the Eiye cult group in Ikenne and its environs, he equally confessed been responsible for the killing of one Kabiru who he claimed to be a member of a rival cult group.”
“His arrest has elicited wild jubilation in Ikenne and its environs.”
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered a full-scale investigation into the past activities of the suspect with the view to charging him to court as soon as possible,” he conceded.