Police arrest killer of Gulder Ultimate Search winner
The mastermind of the assassination of Hector Jobateh, the winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search 2016, Ismaila Adeyemi, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.
The arrest was carried out by the Federal Anti-Robbery Squad in the state.
The Commander in charge FSARS, Muhammed Sanusi, a Chief Superintendent of Police, led the operation based on the instruction of the Lagos State Commission of Police, Imohimi Edgal.
A statement by the spokesman of the Command, Olarinde Famous-Cole, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, confirmed the development.
Famous-Cole said: “The Lagos state police command, after weeks of intensive manhunt, wishes to announce to the general public the arrest of one Ismaila Adeyemi, aged 49 years, the suspected mastermind and killer of Hector Jobateh, winner of the 2007 Gulder Ultimate search who was traced and shot dead at his residence at New Oko-Oba in Agege area of Lagos State.
“The suspect who was arrested at Gas line, Ominiyi in Ijoko area of Ogun state, confessed to the crime and other numerous crimes, while other members of his gang have been arrested. The suspects would be charged to court after investigation is concluded.
“The command wishes to reinstate it’s commitment in partnership with members of the public and urge them to always come forward with useful information that would assist the police in discharging their duties, the statement said.”