Security operatives acting of a “tip-off” tracked him down. He tried to escape but didn’t go far without a couple of bullets already deposited in his body. He was later arrested at the house of his elder brother’s wife, where he had gone to get treatment. .
He said he operates in many parts of Nigeria, Cotonou and Abijan, where his family lives. He said his wife, a Cameroonian, believes he is a clothes dealer and confessed to many high profile kidnappings and in most cases, assassination of the victims, if they prove “stubborn”.
He also confessed to killing his girlfriend in Lagos, alongside her family, which includes her parents and siblings, because the girlfriend, whom he opened a supermarket for in Aba, ran away with his money totalling N45 million.
He was arrested alongside Hakeem Bello from Kwara state. who absconded from the Nigerian Army. He fled from Boko Haram and has been providing cover for Vampire with his Army Identity card.
Vampire’s native doctor, Alexander Ohigide, and his treasurer, were also arrested.