The alleged mastermind in the assassination of Hector Jobateh, winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search 2007, has been arrested by the Lagos State police command's Federal Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS).
In a statement the command's Public Relations Officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, noted that the suspect, Ismaila Adeyemi, was arrested after weeks of manhunt.
The Lagos state Police Command, after weeks of intensive manhunt, wishes to announce to the general public the arrest of one Ismaila Adeyemi, 'm' aged 49, the suspected mastermind and killer of Hector Jobateh (the 2006 winner of 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 murder and other numerous crimes, while other members of his gang have been arrested.
The suspects will be charged to court after investigation is concluded.
The command wishes to restate its commitment to purge the state of criminal elements and is urging residents to always come forward with useful information that would assist the police in discharging their duties.