Police re-arrest 13 fleeing Oyo inmates in Osun



The Osun Police Command, Sunday said 13 of the inmates escaped from Abologo in Oyo, Friday, have been -arrested in Ejigbo, Osun.

Yemisi Opalola, Osun Police Spokesperson, confirmed the development to newsmen and stated that the inmates arrested on night, adding that they would soon be transferred to the Police State Criminal Investigation Department.

“God has helped the Command to -arrest 13 escaped prisoners from Abologo Correctional Center Oyo, Oyo State.

The Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the inmates wandering in the town Saturday, when policemen patrol arrested them.

The of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, had earlier Sunday, promised that all escaped inmates from the Oyo correctional facility would be -arrested, during his visit to the correctional facility.

Aregbesola equally said 446 of the 907 escapees from the had been recaptured, whilst 69 never left the facility, adding that 392 inmates are still at large (NAN)