The Nigeria police have re-arrested Sunday Shodipe, the prime suspect in the serial killings in the Akinyele Local Government Area, Oyo State.
Shodipe’s re-arrest was confirmed on Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi.
Fadeyi said details of the re-arrest would be made available shortly.
According to the police spokesperson, the suspect has been kept in safer custody.
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.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had dispatched additional investigative aids to Oyo State, including crack detectives to track down the fleeing serial killer.