The Nigerian police have rearrested the alleged Oyo State Serial killer, Sunday Shodipe after he escaped the first time.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the news to PUNCH. The police originally arrested the alleged killer of a number of people in the Akinyele area of the state.
After the arrest, Shodipe fled, which prompted the Inspector of Police, Mohammed Adamu to dispatch detectives and investigative aids to rearrest the alleged serial killer.
Police spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, in a statement, said: “The IGP, who condemned the unfortunate escape from the lawful custody of the suspect, has directed the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, to intensify efforts and ensure the prompt re-arrest of the fleeing suspect.
“The CP has also been directed to speed up investigations into the circumstances that led to the escape of the suspect. All persons indicted in the escape are to be identified and made to face the wrath of the law.”