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Operatives of Oyo State command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one of the fleeing inmates who escaped from Abolongo correctional center.
The correctional center, situated in Oyo town was reportedly attacked by yet to be identified gunmen on Friday.
During the attack, two security agents among whom were a solider and operative of Amotekun corps were killed.
All the awaiting trial and were freed during the attack.
The state command of NSCDC has however said that it has arrested one of the fleeing inmates.
NSCDC made this disclosure on Monday.
It said that the inmate was arrested Sunday night.
The command noted that the inmate was recaptured at Kara Market, Oluwole area of Iseyin.
NSCDC Commandant in the state, Michael Adaralewa, who spoke on Monday noted that the inmate had been handed over to the officers from Nigeria Correctional Service.
He said, “The intelligence and investigation Department. after interrogation and profiling, the suspect was taken to Correctional office at Agodi for confirmation.
“His picture was forwarded to Correctional office in Oyo. And later confirmed as one of the escapee.
“Thereafter, proper handing over was done at NSCDC State command Headquarters Agodi Ibadan”.
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