Jail Break: How Gunmen Killed Military Men, Prison Officers Before Setting Prisoners Free In Kogi

By Our Reporter.

Lokoja – Gunmen in their tens have attacked the prison centre which is on the Kabba – Lokoja highway, on Sunday night through Monday morning, killing the military keeping guide on the road before attacking the centre.

It was gathered that hundreds of prisoners have escaped from the medium federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The gunmen thereafter launched attack on the prison officers before making ways to set all the prisoners free.

An early morning downpour according to Punch led to their escape. The building housing the inmates was reportedly submerged by flood.

However, about 100 of the inmates have been rearrested, while unspecified number voluntarily returned.

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police Zone 8, Ayuba Edeh, who confirmed the jail break on Monday, said the State Commissioner of Police and other heads of security have swung into action.


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