The Edo Police command say it has arrested an alleged be a cultist and serial killer, who had murdered no less than 38 victims.
A statement signed by DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, spokesperson of the Police Command in the state, said that the suspect was arrested last Tuesday following the receipt of credible intelligence.
Nwabuzor said that the 37-year-old suspect was apprehended just as he was about killing his 39th victim.
Narrating the incidence, Nwabuzor said the suspect was thereafter taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation where he made useful statements and confessed to the killing of 38 persons.
A double barrel gun and two short guns were recovered from him.
The spokesman, however, said that the state’s Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed DanMallam, had directed further investigation into the case.
He appealed to law abiding citizens of the state to go about their normal businesses.