By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo
Detectives of Osun State Police Command have arrested a notorious cultist, Fatai Abass, who had been on the watchlist of the command for over a year.
Abass, 23, also known as “Gbefawo,” was apprehended on Saturday evening at the Oke Baale Area of Osogbo, the state capital, by the operatives of the Anti-Cultism Squad of the Command.
The arrest came following a tip-off, and it was reported that Abass was trailed for months without success until he was finally apprehended.
Upon his arrest, a locally made pistol and one live cartridge were recovered from him, and he confessed to multiple killings that had occurred in Osogbo.
When contacted, the spokesperson for the state Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the arrest and stated that investigation continues to get others involved in the crime.
Opalola further declared that the Command would not give criminals space to operate in Osun.
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