Kuje Prison Escapee, Abubakar Mohammed Sadiq, Arrested In Kano (Photos)
•As Escapee is Handed over to Nigeria Correctional Service Kano State Command, CP appreciates the Good People of Kano State for their Cooperation
By Naomisophy blog
Kano police recaptured a suspect who escaped from Kuje Prison in Rangaza Community, Ungogo Local Government Area of the state. Police spokesman Kano Abdullahi Kiyawa in a statementidentified the suspect as 25-year-old Abubakar Muhammad-Sadiq, a resident of Badarawa ward in theNorth Kaduna Local Government Area.
Recall that terrorists in July used explosives to breach the correctional facility in Kuje in Abuja, leading to the escape of over 800 of the 994 inmates.
Several of the escapees were reportedly re-arrested. Also, an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and four inmates were killed during the attack.
Kiyawa said the escapee was recaptured at the direction of Inspector General of Police Alkali Usmanand Police Commissioner Kano Abubakar Lawal to the police to review intelligence gathering strategy and community policing engagement.
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Police said the fugitive, arrested on September 23, was handed over to the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kano.
“The Commissioner of Police appreciates the good people of Kano State for their continuous support, encouragement and cooperation.
“He urged residents to continue to pray for the state, and the Nation and report incidents to the nearest police station and not take laws into their hands.
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