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A botched jail break has led to the death of four inmates of Ife Prison, Ile- Ife as they were killed by prison officials of the prison while they were trying to escape through fence scaling.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the
incident happened on Tuesday at the premises of the prison located at Kosere, along Ifewara road.
Scores of the inmates sustained injuries while attempting to escape.
Other inmates were said to have retreated to their cells.
PLATFORM TIMES further gathered that the inmates have been planning the escape for weeks.
The prison official said ” four of the inmates lost their lives while the injured inmates are presently being attended to by the prison authorities.
The Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS) in the state, Mr Sola Adeotan confirmed the incident .
Adeotan said the prison boss in the state, Mr Amoran has visited the scene in the afternoon on an assessment mission.