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110 inmates arrested after escaping Ekiti prison

23 February 2015, 21:56

Ekiti - The Ekiti Police Commissioner, Taiwo Lakanu and his team has rearrested 110 prisoners who had escaped from the Federal Prison in Ado following a gunman attack, Punch reported.

After the prisoners had escaped, police in the area clamped it down and patrolled non stop trying to catch the criminals.

It is alleged that about 30 suspected armed robbers were also arrested.

Also read: 193 escaped prisoners from Ekiti prison recaptured

Residents were also asked to assist with the operation by calling the police hotline and tell police of any criminal hideouts.

Lakanu states the prison is now over populated by the high number of prisoners rearrested.

For more on this story visit Punch

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