Suspected serial killer escapes police custody

Sunday Shodipe

The police are currently on the trail of a suspected serial killer who they had already caught and charged to court.

Oyo State Police Command issued a notice to members of the public to be on the lookout for 19-year-old Sunday Shodipe who was arrested and paraded alongside two others at the State Police Command on July 17.

He was, according to the police, tried in court and remanded in police custody, but happened to escape on August 11.

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In a message signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, the command stated, “The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, wishes to state that the prime suspect in the serial killings at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya, Ibadan, Sunday Shodipe, 19 years who was arrested and paraded along with two others at the Oyo State Police Command on July, 17 and later charged to court but remanded in Police custody escaped from lawful custody on August 11.

“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.”

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