Wednesday, December 7, 2022

KUJE PRISON ESCAPEE ARRESTED IN OGUN

A 28-year-old Kuje Correctional Centre escapee, Yakubu AbdulMumuni, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command.

The suspect was arrested in Sango-Ota, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

Oyeyemi said 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 state police command.

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

“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 Centre on the 5th of July, 2022, when the centre was attacked by bandits.

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