Police in Oyo State say they have arrested several suspected serial killers allegedly responsible for the murders in the Akinyele area of the State.
Several people including students had been attacked and killed in the area over the last one month promoting outcries from residents to police to curb the killings.
Speaking at a town hall meeting organised by Jamz 100.1 FM, special adviser to the Governor on security, Fatai Owoseni said some suspected serial killers were arressted in the area by police and would soon be paraded.
“I can assure you that as I speak, the perpetrators of the killings in Akinyele have been apprehended.
“The criminals had been apprehended and the Commissioner of Police will possibly hold a press conference today (Wednesday). But I can specifically tell you that the person behind it has taken the police to the ritualists and they are now behind bars.”
He said while urging residents to remain cautious.