Notorious kidnapper ”Pencil” killed in Lagos
The most needed famous abduct ring Leader in the Ikorodu pivot of Lagos state, Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon otherwise known as Pencil, was shot dead during an activity in the state yesterday Sunday, June 24th.
Pencil was pronounced needed by the Lagos state direction in March after he drove his fatal posse to abduct and kill two authority de change administrators at Ikorodu on March fourteenth.
Affirming his end, the state police direction representative, Bala Elkana, said Pencil and his pack were in charge of the strange vanishing of individuals in Ikorodu over some undefined time frame whom they seized, requested for payment, killed and dumped them in a septic tank.
Three individuals from his pack were prior captured by SARS agents and they drove the agents to their cave at Ikorodu where carcasses of the two Bureau de change administrators and two different exploited people were recuperated.
Sustained monitoring of the fugitive ring leader finally yielded positive results as the team eventually traced him to his hideout at Odogunya, Ikorodu. On sighting the team led by Dsp Rotimi ogunmuyiwa, the said Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon ‘m’ popularly known as Pencil engaged the team in a gun battle. Two SARS operatives namely Sgt Omola Adedeji and Sgt Oluwadare Gbenga sustained the various degree of injuries, while pencil sustained bullet wound on the two legs and were all taken to hospital.
While Pencil was confirmed dead on arrival, the two injured operatives were taken to intensive care Unit and are responding to treatment.
One Gun with live ammunition and expanded ammunition were recovered.