A 19 year old boy Sunday Sodipe,who confessed on Friday July 17,2020, that he had killed no fewer than six persons for rituals in different communities in Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital has escaped from police custody.
The news of his escape came as residents of Ori-Oke woke up to hear the news about the death of a middle-aged woman killed for ritual purpose on Thursday afternoon.
According to report, the development made the youths in the local government to take to the streets on Friday to protest the return of ritual killings to the local government and the alleged escape of Sunday Sodipe who was paraded before newsmen by the Commissioner of Police, Nwachuku Enwonwu barely a month ago.
The protesters argued that nobody was safe anymore as they were said to have thrown stones at some of the policemen who attempted to go to Akinyele town and made it difficult for them to access the crime scene.
The deceased was said to have been injured with a matchete in four places and was said to have died at the University college hospital Ibadan in the night.
The Police Spokesman, Olugbenga Fadeyi who confirmed the incident of death to newsmen and said Investigations have begun, however declined comments on the escape of the ritualist Sodipe.