Police Re-arrest Suspected Oyo Serial Killer, Sunday Shodipe

Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu.

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (Oyo State Police Command) have re-arrested the notorious murder suspect, Sunday Shodipe, who escaped from lawful custody on August 11.

The suspected serial killer was re-arrested on Sunday by police operatives at the Bodija area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

Suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, rearrested on Sunday, August 23, 2020, by men of the Nigerian Police in Oyo State.


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It would be recalled that the erstwhile fugitive is a prime suspect in multiple murder of innocent citizens at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya, Ibadan in Oyo State.

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, commended Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, and his team for a job well done.

The police chief, in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, expressed his sincere appreciation to the citizens for their support and understanding while the manhunt for the re-arrested Shodipe lasted.


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Meanwhile, the Inspector General of Police has warned against any form of complacency on the part of the operatives of Oyo State Police Command, noting that all hands must be on deck to bring the case to a positive and successful closure.

Idowu Sowunmi