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Kaduna Police Apprehend 60-Year-Old Kuje Prison Escapee

Kaduna Police Apprehend 60-Year-Old Kuje Prison Escapee

Kaduna Police Apprehend 60-Year-Old Kuje Prison Escapee

Kaduna Police Apprehend 60-Year-Old Kuje Prison Escapee

One of the detainees who escaped from the Kuje prison jailbreak has been captured by officers of the Kaduna State Police Command.

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Ali Shuaibu, 60, a native of Kano who was being transported back to his home state when he was rearrested in Kaduna on Saturday, was named as the escapee by the Command’s spokesman, Mohammed Jalige (Kano).

The suspect allegedly admitted to him that he was among the prisoners who escaped during the most recent attack on the Kuje Medium Security Correctional Center.

Kaduna Police Apprehend 60-Year-Old Kuje Prison Escapee

Jalige added, in a statement issued on Monday, that the state Commissioner of Police, Yekini Ayoku, had directed that necessary protocols be carried out before handing the suspect over to the Nigerian Correctional Service for proper placement.

The police spokesman said, “Sequel to the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command’s directive to all tactical commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) to mount purposeful surveillance across all inlets to Kaduna State in response to the recent infamous Kuje jailbreak as instructed by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman.

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“The operatives without prejudice to existing crime prevention measures, responded effectively which has started yielding a positive result with the arrest of a suspected escapee on the 17th July 2022 at about 1930hrs.

Kaduna Police Apprehend 60-Year-Old Kuje Prison Escapee

“The suspect, one Ali Shuaibu, 60yrs of age, and an indigene of Kano State was apprehended by the Police Operatives at a location in Kaduna, while on transit to Kano based on actionable intelligence.

The suspect on preliminary investigation revealed that he is part of the inmates who escaped during the recent attack on the Kuje medium security correctional center.

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“The Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command, CP Yekini A. Ayoku psc (+), mni, directed that necessary protocols be carried out before handing the suspect over to the Nigerian Correctional Service for proper placement. He further tasked Officers not to relent in their effort to effectively tackle all forms of crimes and criminality in all critical areas of the State.”


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