The Oyo State Police Command has rearrested the suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadiye, confirmed the development on Sunday afternoon.
Mr Fadeyi did not give details of where the suspect is being kept at the time of this report.
His arrest comes days after he escaped from police custody at Mokola police station in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Shodipe who was said to be involved in the series of killings in Akinyele local government area of the State, had been declared wanted by the police.
The nineteen years old was earlier arrested by the police and paraded along with two other suspects on July 17 at the Oyo State Police Command.