Nigeria: Wanted Assassin Arrested by Police Special Squad
A notorious assassin, declared wanted by the police in South West of Nigeria has been arrested.
A police situation report, SITREP, gave the name of the suspect as Adeola Williams a.k.a Ade Lawyer.
It stated that, Williams was arrested along with a former Lagos State senior member of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni, a.k.a Olorunwa.
The police report revealed that Williams was last hired by Olorunwa to assassinate one Azeez Adekunle Lawal in Lagos but mistakenly killed his Personal Assistant, Ganiyu Ayinla in Lagos Island on 23rd of January, this year.
Adeola Williams, aged 39yrs and native of Isasi village in Ijebu-Ode was eventually arrested on Valentine day by the IGP Intelligence Response Team, IRT.
Williams, described in the police situation report as most notorious assassin who has been on the wanted list for 5 years was arrested in one of his rented hide out in Akure, Ondo State.
Williams has confessed that he was hired by Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni to assassinate one Azeez Adekunle Lawal for N1.5million and that he was first paid N500,000 advance payment and N1million to be paid after the assassination job might have been carried out.
However, according to him, he killed the target P.A as the target who was in the same car with with the P.A escaped with Bullet wounds.
He stated further that One Rafiu Olorunwa Akanni who hired them for the job refused to give them the balance of their 1million naira because they killed the PA instead of Mr Lawal.
Williams, said he then traced the driver of Mr Olorunwa and confiscated his black Hyundai jeep from his driver and called Mr Olonwa that, they will release his Jeep after he pays them their 1 million balance as they need to run and hide until the heat comes down as two of his boys have been arrested by the police.
He further Confessed that Mr Olurunwa has being calling him to be very careful and hide very well as his members has been arrested.
He also mentioned many other victims he assassinated in the past which includes One Hamburger, a union chairman in Oshodi Lagos; One Baba Jide Dosumu a.k.a, Mados in Ebute-Meta, Lagos; One Salawe in Ajah, Lagos; Ganiyu Asaro and 4 others in Badore area of Lagos, where he said he spray their car with bullets and killed the 5 occupants.
Police are on the trail of the members of the gang.