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Youths Attack Oyo Police HQ Over Serial Killer’s Escape



Police Re-arrest Escaped Oyo Serial Killer

Angry youths on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State Police Command Headquarters, Ibadan, over the escape of Sunday Shodipe, the prime suspect in the serial killings in the Akinyele Local Government Area.

It was gathered that the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, addressed the protesters.

However, some of the protesters reportedly attacked the headquarters with stones and other missiles.

When contacted the Police Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, told Punch that some students protested.

He said, “The CP and other senior police officers attended to them and answered all their questions.

“You know students now, some of them got out of control but we were able to handle the situation professionally. They have gone back.”

Naija News reports that the suspected Ibadan serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, had escaped police custody.

The escape of the prime suspect arrested for a series of killings in Akinyele area of Oyo state was announced on Sunday by the Oyo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi.

The 19-year-old Shodipe was arrested and paraded alongside two others at the Commands Headquarters, Eleyele Ibadan on July 17 and charged to court and was later remanded in police custody where he was said to have escaped on August 11.

Source: Naija News

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