Oyo detain 2 policemen over killer suspect’s escape

Oyo State Police Command has detained two of its operatives, an inspector and one other officer, over the escape of the suspected killer of innocent persons in Akinyele area of Ibadan, Sunday Shodipe.

THE Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, disclosed this when the chairman Mr Ademola Babalola led members of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Oyo State Council to Enwonwu to protest Shodipe’s escape yesterday evening.

Shodipe had been arrested in connection with killings of Barakat Bello, Azeezat Shomuyiwa, and five-year-old baby, identified as Mujeeb. The journalists demanded explanation on how such a suspected criminal escaped without any punitive action taken on those culpable among men and officers of the command.

Enwonwu, told Babalola and his team that an inspector and one other officer, whose identities he failed to reveal, have been arrested, saying they were currently undergoing orderly room trial.

He said the proceedings for their involvement had started yesterday morning, assuring reporters and the public that there would be no cover-up.

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