- More detectives have been sent to Oyo over a serial killer in the state
- The deployment was made by the inspector general
- This is to complement efforts the state police command
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Following the escape of a prime suspect in the multiple murder of innocent citizens in Oyo state, the Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the deployment of additional police.
According to Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Frank Mba, this is to aid the re-arrest the alleged criminal and complement the efforts of the Oyo state Police Command.
He said the deployment comprised of crack detectives from the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Special Tactical Squad (STS) of the Force Intelligence Bureau, Abuja.
Going further, he added that the team was expected to bring their vast operational, technical and investigative experience to bear toward rearresting and bringing the suspect to book.
Mba said the I-G, who condemned the unfortunate escape of the suspect from lawful custody, had directed the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state to intensify efforts to ensure the prompt re-arrest of the fleeing suspect.
The FPRO stated that the CP had also been mandated to immediately assess and rejig the security architecture in the state to prevent a reoccurrence of untoward incidents.
He said the I-G called for calm and enjoined citizens to cooperate with the police by providing useful information that would lead to the re-arrest of the killer-suspect.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the people of Ilero community in Iwa local council development area, Oyo state on August 3, wore a mournful look sequel to the death of a 10-years-old boy, Teslim Monsuru, who was mistakenly hit by his friend at his left side of the body with a Bagco bag that contained a sharpen knife.
Legit.ng's regional reporter in Oyo, Imran Khalid, reports that a 65-year-old man, Alhaji Amuda Ganiyu Aderibigbe narrated how the sad incident occurred.
Alhaji Aderibigbe, popularly called Amugat, who is also the chairman, Ilero community, in an exclusive interview with Legit.ng, said it was a sad day for the families of the deceased and entire people of Ilero community.
In another report, Yusuf Bichi, the director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS) urged Nigerians to stop celebrating the death of security operatives killed on duty by insurgents.
Bichi disclosed this at an event organised by the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) to celebrate the 2020 International Youth Day in Abuja.
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