Mr. Sunday Shodipe has escaped from police custody.
The Oyo State Police Command on Sunday warned thatthe suspected serial killer has escaped
Naijanewsmill gathered that the serial killer had earlier been arrested along side two others in connection to the series of killings in Akinyele local government area of Oyo state.
The spokeman Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi said that Shodipe escaped after he had been charged to court.
He charged the general public to be on the lookout and immediately inform officers and men of the Command if Shodipe is sighted.
“The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP. Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc wishes to state that, the prime suspect in the serial killings at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya Ibadan of Oyo State, one Sunday Shodipe ‘m’ 19 years who was arrested and paraded along with two others at the Oyo State Police Command on 17th July, 2020 and later charged to court but remanded in Police custody escaped from lawful custody on 11/08/2020.
“Consequent upon this, the CP wishes to implore the general public to be on the lookout, arrest and immediately inform the Officers and men of the Command when sighted for immediate handing over for further action.
“He further seizes this opportunity to appeal to any member of the public with credible information as to the whereabouts of the assailant not to hesitate in passing the same to the Oyo State Police Command to assist in the apprehension of the offender who is now at large.
“The CP wishes to unequivocally state that the Command is committed to the protection of lives and properties of the good people of Oyo State.
“He, therefore, assures that adequate security measures have been placed to enable all and sundry to transact their lawful businesses in an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity, without any fear or molestation from any individual or groups as he sternly warns criminal elements to steer clear of Oyo State.
“He further advised angry youths/mobs against taking laws into their hands by carrying out jungle justice when suspected criminals are arrested, but such suspect(s) should be handed over to the Police.