The Oyo State Police Command said its men have rearrested the escapee prime suspect in the series of ritual killings at the Akinyele Local government Area of Oyo State.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the arrest of 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe, the popular serial killer, on Sunday.
The fugitive, a prime suspect in the multiple murder of innocent citizens at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo State, had escaped from the custody police in Oyo State command, in suspicious circumstances.
However, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, dispatched crack detectives to Oyo State, to track down the fleeing serial killer.
But the force spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, in a statement, said, “The IGP, who condemned the unfortunate escape from the lawful custody of the suspect, has directed the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, to intensify efforts and ensure the prompt re-arrest of the fleeing suspect.
“The CP has also been directed to speed up investigations into the circumstances that led to the escape of the suspect. All persons indicted in the escape are to be identified and made to face the wrath of the law.”