BY VICTORIA IKEANO
One of the many Book Haram inmates that escaped from the Kuje Maximum Correctional Centre following its recent attack by terrorists has been arrested in Keffi, Nasarawa state. The escapee named Hassan Hassan was nabbed in the early hours of Friday according to a press statement by the State Police Commissioner, CP Adesina Soyemi, signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel.
The statement with reference number AZ:5250/NAS/PRD/VOL.1/416 read in full: “Sequel to the attack on Kuje Maximum Custodial Centre and subsequent escape of inmates, on July 9th, 2022 at about 0130hrs, one Hassan Hassan ‘M’ whose name and picture was amongst the escaped inmates with Boko Haram/Terrorism Case was recaptured by the Eagle-eyed Police operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command at Keffi.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has ordered for the transfer of the suspect to a safer location while intensive search for other escapees and handing over process of the arrested inmate progresses. The Commissioner of Police however, appreciated the efforts of the Police operatives for a job well done and assured members of the public of the Command’s unrelenting efforts at making the public space safer for all”.