(Abuja-Nigeria) – The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dispatched additional investigative aids to Oyo State, including crack detectives to track down fleeing serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who reportedly escaped from police custody few weeks ago.
Sunday Shodipe who is the prime suspect in the multiple murder of innocent citizens at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya in Ibadan, Oyo State’s capital, had escaped from police custody in suspicious circumstances.
Nevertheless, the spokesman of the Nigerian Police Force, DCP Frank Mba, in a statement on Wednesday, revealed that detectives from the Intelligence Response Team and the Special Tactical Squad of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja, had been deployed in Oyo State.
The detective were deployed to assist the state police command in apprehending the suspect.
In the statement titled “Escape of Oyo serial killer: IGP deploys detectives in Oyo State,” Mba said that the team was expected to bring their vast operational, technical and investigative experience to bear in supporting ongoing efforts aimed at re-arresting and bringing the suspect to book.
The Oyo State Commissioner of Police was equally directed to immediately assess and rejig the security architecture in the state, so as to prevent any future occurrence of such incident.
The police also solicited the cooperation of Oyo residents, urging them to provide information that could lead to Shodipe’s arrest.