One of the inmates who escaped from Abolongo correctional center in Oyo state has been rearrested.
The fleeing inmate was arrested by operatives of Oyo State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
This was disclosed in a statement released by the Commandant of NSCDC in the state, Michael Adaralewa.
He stated that NSCDC arrested one of the fleeing inmates on Sunday night at Kara Market, Oluwole area of Iseyin.
NSCDC noted that the inmate had been handed over to the officers from Nigeria Correctional Service.
“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 the 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.”
Recall that on Friday, October 22, unknown gunmen attacked the correctional center and freed most of the awaiting trial inmates. The attackers killed two security agents, a solider and operative of Amotekun corps.