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Just In: Another Kuje Prison Escapee Nabbed By Police In Ogun

Following a manhunt for inmates who escaped from Kuje prison in the recent jail break, the Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested one Yakubu AbdulMumuni. had reported that over 600 inmates were set free by terrorists who attacked the Nigeria Correctional Center in Kuje on Tuesday last week.

In a statement on Wednesday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the 28-year-old suspect was arrested at Sango-Ota, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State.

According to Oyeyemi, AbdulMumuni who was convicted for conspiracy and culpable homicide in Kogi State and sent to Kuje prison was arrested on Monday by operatives of the Police Command.

He said, “the escapee, 28year old Yakubu AbdulMumuni was arrested following information received by policemen at Sango-Ota divisional headquarters that, the convict was sighted somewhere around Sango Ota.

“Upon the information, the DPO Sango-Ota division, SP Saleh Dahiru quickly moblised his men and moved to the area where the convict was apprehended.

“He confessed to the Police that he escaped from Kuje Correctional Center on the 5th of July 2022, when the Center was attacked by bandits.

“He stated further that he was convicted by Kogi state High Court for offence of Conspiracy and culpable Homicide and sent to Kuje Correctional Center.”

Furthermore, he said that Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has directed that the State Criminal Investigation Department to facilitate the transfer of the convict to Correctional Center with immediately.



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