Police Arrest Kuje Prison Escapee In Ogun - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Thursday, July 14, 2022

Police Arrest Kuje Prison Escapee In Ogun

The Daily Crucible | Thursday, July 14, 2022

By Mariam Adekunle, Abeokkuta

One of the Kuje Correctional Center escapees has been arrested by operatives of the Ogun State Police Command.

 The Escapee, a 28 - year old Yakubu AbdulMumuni was arrested on Monday following an information received by policemen at Sango Ota divisional headquarters that, the convict was sighted somewhere around Sango Ota. 

 The Divisional Police Officer for Sango Ota division,  Saleh Dahiru,  acting on the information, quickly moblised his men to the area where the convict was apprehended.

The Police Spokesperson in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi,  who disclosed this in a statement, stated that the suspect had confessed to the Police that he escaped from Kuje Correctional Center on the 5th of July 2022, when the Center came under attack by bandits.

Oyeyemi stated: "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.

"The commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to facilitate the transfer of the convict to Correctional Center with immediate effect."

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