Police Arrests 2 Kuje Prison Escapees Over Cattle Rustling In Adamawa
Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has rearrested two inmates that escaped from Kuje Correctional Services in Abuja.
In a news release made available on Monday by the Command Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, the two inmates were rearrested for Cattle Rustling and other nefarious activities.
“Adamawa state police command has on May 19, 2023 arrested one; Atiku Ibrahim, 37 years and Adamu Ibrahim, 40 years, identified as inmates who escaped from Kuje correctional facility, following the attacked on the facility that
freed over 500 on the 5 June, 2022.
“The escapees were arrested by the Command Operatives attached to Crack Squad.
“The escaped suspects, were arrested for Cattle Rustling and other nefarious activities.
“During interrogation, they confessed to have been in Kuje Correctional custody since 2021, following allegation of Arms dealing against them.
“They also confessed to have escaped into Adamawa state until their arrest.
“They further stated that they were awaiting trial in a case of Arms dealing and Unlawful possession of firearms.
“The Commissioner of police, CP Afolabi Babatola directs for immediate handing over of the escapees to the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS), Adamawa state for further necessary action”.