The Edo state Police command has on Monday arrested a middle-aged man for his alleged involvement in the recent killings in some parts of the state.
Naija News understands that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday following the receipt of credible information.
The arrested suspect is believed to be a cultist and serial killer that ha killer 38 of his victims.
A statement signed by the spokesman of the command, Chidi Nwabuzor, the 37-year old suspect was on a mission to kill a victim before his arrest.
He also said on his arrest, the suspect was immediately searched during which two guns were found on him.
The suspect had since been taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further interrogation where he made useful statements and confessed to the killing of 38 persons.
Nwabuzor said a further search was carried out at the suspect’s residence, where a double barrel gun was recovered.
The spokesman, also said that the commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed DanMallam has directed the further investigation into the case.
He appealed to law-abiding citizens of the state to go about their normal businesses and report any element of criminality in the state stressing that the police is committed to wiping out criminality from the state.
He quoted DanMallam as warning criminal elements in the state to submit themselves to the police, vacate the state or face the consequences.