Lekan Adebisi, the mad man who reportedly chopped two pupils, of St. John’s Anglican Primary School, to death has been arrested by The Ogun State Police Command in Agodo, Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of the state.
The Two children Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi, both aged four, were killed by the suspect on Monday 12th March, 2018.
The suspect allegedly entered the school while the pupils were on lunch break and committed the crimes. He thereafter fled the scene.
Abimbola Oyeyemi the state Police Public Relations Officer, has stated that the suspect was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday through the combined efforts of the policemen attached to Ogbere Area Command led by Makinde Kayode, an Assistant Commissioner of Police; and some local hunters.
Ahmed Iliyasu the state Commissioner of Police, who was said to be so furious about the incident, gave a marching order to the Area Commander of Ogbere and the Divisional Police Officer, Abigi Division, to arrest the suspect as soon as possible.
In accedence with Iliyasu’s order, the Area Commander deployed a squad of policemen and a group of local hunters for the manhunt of the suspect.
“Their efforts paid off in the early hours of today (Wednesday) when the suspect was seen in a bush around the community.
“When they wanted to arrest him, the suspect, who was brandishing a sharp cutlass, attacked them, consequent upon which he was shot and injured on the leg.”
Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said the suspect has been taken to hospital for medical treatment.
Meanwhile, Iliyasu has directed that the case be transferred to homicide section of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Abeokuta, for proper investigation.