The prime suspect in the serial killings at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya Ibadan, Sunday Shodipe aged 19 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 has escaped from custody.
In a release through the Police Public Relation Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, the Commissioner of Police Nwachukwu Enweowu 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.
The release further seizes the opportunity to appeal to 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 now at large.
The commissioner stated that the Command is committed to the protection of lives and properties of the good people of Oyo State and assures that adequate security measures have been emplaced to enable all and sundry transact their lawful businesses in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, move from one place to another 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 and mobs against taking laws into their hands by carrying out jungle justice when suspected criminals are arrested, but such suspects should be handed over to the Police.