One of the inmates who escaped from Kuje prison has been recaptured by men of the operatives of Ogun state Police Command.
According to a police statement, the inmate identified as Yakubu AbdulMumuni was recaptured by policemen at Sango ota divisional headquarters.
The operatives swung into action and arrested the suspect after the convict was sighted somewhere around Sango Ota.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said upon the information, the DPO Sango Ota division, SP Saleh Dahiru quickly mobilised 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 offense of Conspiracy and culpable Homicide and sent to Kuje Correctional Center.
“The state 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.”