Ogun Police Nab Serial Killers, Seek Public Help to Identify Victims

by Ohepo Ohepo

The Ogun State Police Command has issued a call to the public, urging anyone with missing relatives to come forward to the command’s headquarters in Abeokuta, the state capital. This appeal is aimed at aiding the identification process by a key suspect linked to several missing persons cases across the state.

Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alamutu, made this appeal during a press briefing in Abeokuta, where he paraded three suspects. These individuals have admitted to being involved in the disappearance of approximately ten people within the state.

“I am glad to once again welcome you to yet another press briefing in a couple of three weeks to update you on the latest development on the investigation into the killing of one Suleimon Adijat who was initially reported missing at Onipanu Division, Ogun State.

It is heartwarming to inform you and the general public of the arrest of the main actor in the episode one Adebayo Olamide Azeez and another principal suspect one Maria Awuraji,on the 23rd of February, one Adebayo Olamide Azeez ’ who was earlier at large was arrested through credible information on his criminal hideout.

Ogun police arrest serial killers, call for identification of victims they meet on social media

The suspect, during an investigation, shockingly disclosed their involvement in a series of murders, predominantly targeting female victims sourced through the social media hook-up platform “mychat”. The individual admitted to enticing seven victims between September 2023 and January 11, 2024. The case of Sulaimon Adijat was particularly noted, as it was her disappearance that initiated the investigation.

The head of the police further elaborated;

“Sequel to the press briefing held on 15th February, 2024 where 10 female bags recovered from the shrine of one of the previously arrested suspects , Moses Abidemi Aruwaji were showcased, a relative of one of the deceased on 23rd February, 2024 came to the State Criminal Investigation Department after watching the press briefing on the television to identify a bag belonging to her sister, one Olanrewaju Sarah Abosede who has been missing.

The suspect identified the owner as among those they murdered.

The suspect Adebayo Olamide Azeez confessed and gave vivid details of how he conspired with one Moses Abidemi Awuraji and Maria Awuraji wife of Abidemi Moses to kill one Sulaimon Adjat and Olanrewaju Sarah Abosede at the house of Moses Abidemi Awuraji at Igbo Olomi Atan, Ogun State.

The suspects strangulated their victim to death and dismembered their body parts and sold to Oluwo Monday Samuel and Alfa Ariwo ,who is still at large for ritual purposes.”

Commissioner of Police Alamutu revealed that the trio admitted to the murder of ten women at Moses Abidemi’s residence in Igbo Olomi. Additionally, Mariam Aruwaji was apprehended in possession of a blue Tecno Camon phone, identified as belonging to the deceased Olanwaju Sarah Abosede.

Ogun police arrest serial killers, call for identification of victims they meet on social media

“In conclusion, the command is using this avenue to advise our youths at this umpteenth time to desist from untoward behavious, they are advised to use the social media and attendant technology positively,” he stated.


“It is through the social media platform that all the victims were lured to their untimely death.


“The Command is working assiduously to unravel the identity of other victims; therefore, any family who has its relative missing is advised to come forward with the missing person photograph to the State Criminal Department, State CID Eleweran, Ogun State.

The suspects have assured the police that they will recognize the victims they have killed if the photograph is seen,” the police imagemaker said.

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