Operatives of Oyo State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one of the fleeing inmates who escaped from Abolongo correctional center in Oyo state.
Recall that on Friday, October 22, unknown gunmen attacked the correctional center and freed most of the awaiting trial inmates. The attackers killed two security agents, a solider and operative of Amotekun corps.
In a statement released on Monday, October 25, the state command of NSCDC said it has arrested one of the fleeing inmates. The inmate was arrested on Sunday night at Kara Market, Oluwole area of Iseyin.
NSCDC Commandant in the state, Michael Adaralewa, noted that the inmate had been handed over to the officers from Nigeria Correctional Service.
“The intelligence and investigation Department. after interrogation and profiling, the suspect was taken to Correctional office at Agodi for confirmation. His picture was forwarded to the Correctional office in Oyo. And later confirmed as one of the escapee. Thereafter, proper handing over was done at NSCDC State command Headquarters Agodi Ibadan” Adaralewa said