The Oyo state police command had declared a 19-year-old serial killer identified one Sunday Shodipe wanted after escaping from lawful custody.
It was leant that the accused was said to be terrorising and allegedly killing inhabitants of Akinyele local government Area , specifically at moniya in Ibadan.
A statement from the Oyo state Police Public Relation officer, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi said the suspect ( Sunday Shodipe) was arrested and paraded along with two others at the state police command on 17th July 2020 and later charged to court but remanded in police custody and escaped from lawful custody on 11th August, 2020.
The statement put further that the commissioner of police oyo state, CP Joe Nwachukwu wishes to state that the prime suspect in the serial killings at Akinyele local Government Area, Moniya, Ibadan of oyo state.
Consequent upon this, the commissioner of police 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.
Sp.Olugbenga said the commissioner of police further seizes the opportunity to appeal to any members of the public with credible information as to the where about of the assailant not to hesitate in passing same to the Oyo state police command to assist in the apprehension of the offender who is at large.
The commissioner of police further advise youth from taking laws into their hands by carrying out jungle justice when suspected criminals are arrested but that such suspects should be handed over to the police, the state read!