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60-year-old Kuje Prison escapee nabbed in Kaduna
One of the suspects who fled Kuje Prison in Abuja during the jailbreak staged by the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) has been arrested in Kaduna State.
According to the police, the escapee was arrested at about 7:30 pm on Sunday.
In a statement, the state Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammed Jalige, said the suspect, Ali Shuaibu, is a 60-year old indigene of Kano.
He explained that the suspect was on transit to Kano based on active intelligence.
“The suspect on preliminary investigation revealed that he is part of the inmates who escaped during the recent attack on the Kuje medium security correctional center,” he said.
He said the Commissioner of, Yekini A. Ayoku, had directed that necessary protocols be carried out before handing the suspect over to the Nigerian Correctional Service for proper placement.
He further tasked officers not to relent in their effort to effectively tackle all forms of crimes and criminality in all critical areas of the State.