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Kuje prison break: Another escapee, 12 others arrested in Adamawa
By: News Editor
Thu, 21 Jul 2022   ||   Nigeria,

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old Kuje prison escapee, Abubakar Mohammed.

The 23-year-old is said to be facing terrorism charges and had been at the Kuje prison since 2017 before the recent breakout at the facility.

He was picked up in days of surveillance exercise along with 12 other suspects.

The Police in Adamawa on Thursday said that Abubakar was trying to relocate to his native home in the Bama Local Government Area of Borno State when he was picked up around an Adamawa-Borno borderline.

In a statement signed personally by the Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, CP Sikiru Akande, the police stressed that Abubakar had disclosed that he had been in detention at the Kuje facility since 2017 over alleged involvement in terrorism.

The Commissioner said the 12 other suspects that the command also arrested, Akande said they were suspected kidnappers and armed robbers and that assorted weapons had been recovered from them.


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