KUJE PRISON BREAK: FG RELEASES PHOTO DETAILS OF FLEEING BOKO HARAM INMATES.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on July 8, 2022
The Nigerian Correctional Service has declared wanted over 64 high-profile escapees from the recent attack on the Kuje Medium Security Custodial Centre in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Based on the information released by the Service Public Relations Officer, Abubakar Umar, the escapees are members of the Boko Haram terrorist group.
Gunmen said to be Boko Haram terrorists had on Tuesday night stormed the Kuje Custodial Centre using high explosives and guns, leading to the escape of 879 of the 994 inmates in custody. Authorities say 64 of the fleeing inmates are members of Boko Haram.
Meanwhile, the Service says over 443 inmates have so far been recaptured.