Police operatives in Adamawa State have nabbed, a 23-year-old Abubakar Mohammed, a Kuje prison escapee.
The escapee was rearrested while trying to relocate to his village in Bama local government of Borno State.
In a press release signed by the commissioner of police, Sikiru Akande, the police disclosed that Mohammed was arrested along the Adamawa/Borno State borders.
The commissioner of police said the arrested escapee was in detention at the Kuje facility since 2017 over alleged involvement in terrorism.
Akande also stated that the command arrested 12 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers and had recovered assorted weapons from them.
Also, the Benue State Police Command has arrested a fugitive who arrived in Makiurdi as a result of the Kuje jail break.
The command’s spokesperson, Catherine Anene, who disclosed this in a statement explained that on the 19/7/2022 at about 3pm, information was received about one Ebube Igwe Jude, a fugitive who had arrived in Makurdi as a result of Kuje jail break.
According to her, detectives were immediately deployed, and the said fugitive was rearrested at George Akume way in Makurdi.
She said, “During investigations, he confessed to have escaped from Kuje Correctional Centre during the jail break, and stated further that he is an awaiting trial inmate, standing trial in a case of culpable homicide involving his girlfriend.”