The Osun State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Saheed Wasiu, popularly known as K-Federal.
According to a statement signed by Yemisi Opalola, the Command’s spokesperson, Wasiu was earlier wanted by the police for murder and cult related activities.
The statement also revealed that the suspect is a member of the Rasheed Hammed, a.k.a. Oko-Ilu-led Eiye Confraternity and was arrested around Alusekere area, Ede, by detectives from the Special Anti-Cultism unit.
She said, “On 07/05/2023 at about 1400hrs, upon tip-off received that, one Saheed Wasiu ‘m’ popularly known as K-Federal, one of the deadly and notorious members of Rasheed Oko-Ilu led gangster was around Alusekere area, Ede, Osun State, Police detective from Special Anti-cultism unit swung into action and arrested the suspect.
“During the interrogation, he confessed to be a member of Eiye confraternity led by one Rasheed Hammed, a.k.a Oko-Ilu who has been arrested and remanded at correctional custody some time ago.”
Opalola disclosed that the suspect confessed to taking an active part in the killing of twenty persons in Ede town.
“Suspect confessed to having participated in the killing of almost twenty (20) innocent citizens of Ede town and dropped their corpses at Osun River, Sagba area, Ede. Among the victims they have killed are: late Wale, Jamiu, Ganiyu, Azeez and Eyimba and others,” she added.
She revealed that the suspect will be charged to court after the completion of investigation.