114 inmates re-arrested after escapping from prison break-in Kogi

Following a prison break that left some police officers dead while many inmate were freed, the police has succeeded in the Re-arrest of about 114 inmates who escaped from Kabba Correctional Centre in Kogi state.

Recall that gunmen stormed Kabba Correctional Centre in the early hours of Monday, September 13, killing two security operatives and freeing 240 inmates (read here).

After the incident, Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, said a special taskforce has been “activated” to recapture the fleeing inmates.

114 inmates have now been re-arrested, Sesan Nihi, Kogi correctional service spokesman, told TheCable.

He said;

“We have about 114 inmates back now. Some of the inmates returned themselves but I cannot give a definite figure for that. In fact, two just returned not too long ago. Some of the inmates were brought back by their parents.”

“We have a search party with other security agencies to capture the remaining inmates.” he told the publication

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