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.
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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.
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