The suspect, it was learnt, was arrested along Osogbo/Ikirun Road after being on the police watch list for months.
A police source said Adebayo and one Esubiyi, who had been arrested and charged to court alongside one other person, allegedly killed a man identified as Bode at Shadiat Area of Osogbo and went away with some of the victim’s valuables, including N4m cash.
The source also said Adebayo allegedly killed one Adedeji at Tinumola Estate, and shot one Ibidun Alaanu on Church Street Osogbo.
“Though Ibidun did not die, he lost his eyes to the attack,” the source added.
She said, “Osun State Commissioner of Police has ordered a thorough investigation into the matter to ensure that everyone involved in the criminal activities linked to the suspect in custody is arrested.”
In a related development;
Among the suspects were two alleged kidnappers who on May 3, 2019 abducted Reverend Father Donatus Ukaolor. According to the police, the suspects have made useful confessions and efforts are ongoing to apprehend other members of their gang.
Speaking to journalists on Friday at the Command Headquarters in Port Harcourt, the state Commissioner of Police, Usman Belel, noted that operatives of the Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit, led by commander Adaka Justin, rounded up the kidnappers after storming their hideout at Eneka, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.