Akwa Ibom Police Arrest Fleeing Owerri Prison Inmate

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Operatives of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested a fleeing inmate of Owerri Correctional Centre, David Ubong.

The native of Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, was arrested on Tuesday, April 4, 2021, by the personnel of Ikot Udotan Division.

Odiko Macdon, the Public Relations Officer of he Command, on Friday said the suspect had confessed being one of the escapees from the Nigerian Correctional Service in the recent jailbreak in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Monday, April 5, 2021.

The statement read in part, “On 6/4/2021, personnel of Ikot Udota Division, relying on credible intelligence, apprehended one David Victor Ubong of Ibaka, Mbo L.G.A.

“Suspect confessed to being one of the inmates who escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service in the recent jailbreak at Owerri, Imo State on 5/4/2021. Until his conviction, the suspect was a resident of Obinze in Owerri, Imo State. The suspect will be sent back to face his jail term.”

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