Oyo State Police Command has placed a bounty of N500,000 for anyone with useful information that could lead to the re-arrest of a suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who recently escaped police custody on in Ibadan.
KanyiDaily recalls that the police had on Sunday announced that the 19-year-old suspected serial killer had escaped from their custody while undergoing trial on August 11, 2020.
The police declared the suspect wanted in a statement made available to journalists by the state Police Public Reactions Officer, Olugbenga Fadeyi, on Thursday, August 20, 2020.
The statement titled, “Handsome reward of N500,000: Sunday Shodipe, 19 years. A suspected serial killer at Akinyele Local Government Area” reads:
“The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc wishes to state that handsome reward of five hundred thousand naira only (N500,000) awaits whoever gives useful information for the arrest of the suspected serial killer at Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, one Sunday Shodipe ‘m’ 19yrs, who was arrested and paraded at the Oyo State Police Command Headquarters on 17th July, 2020, but later escaped from lawful custody on 11th August, 2020.
“Consequently, the general public is hereby implored to arrest and immediately hand him over to the nearest Police Station for necessary action. The Command can be contacted on GSM Numbers: 08035632410 and 07066003536. Kindly give it a repeated broadcast, please.”
The Police boss also implored residents to be vigilant while assuring that the suspect Sunday Shodipe would face the full wrath of the law for his heyday in crime.
This development comes about 24 hours after angry youths attacked Oyo police headquarters with stones and other missiles over the escape of the serial killer.