- Security operatives have arrested inmates of Okaka prisons attempting jail break
- One of the prisoner used an improvised explosive device to blow up the prison cell
- The noise from the bomb however gave them away
Security agents have apprehended six inmates of Okaka prisons for attempting to escape from incarceration in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.
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Punch reports that the mastermind of the attempted jailbreak, Mr. Victor Tekekuma, used an improvised explosive device to blow up the prison cell.
According to the report, the noise made by the bang of the explosion gave the show away as it drew the attention of security operatives who quickly mobilised to the scene, and consequently arrested six of the inmates who wanted to escape.
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Legit.ng had reported that the Enugu state controller of Nigeria prisons service (NPS), Mr Isaiah Amariri has announced the re-arrest of 6 inmates who escaped from Nsukka prisons on the night of Tuesday, August 9.
Amariri denied telling newsmen on Thursday, August 11 the exact number of inmates who escaped.
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