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Intelligence Response Team Nabs Owerri Prison Escapees

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Two inmates who escaped from the Custodial Centre, during an attack on the facility by gunmen in April 2021, in Owerri Imo state, have been rearrested.

Confirming the arrest, Commander of the Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Olatunji Disu, revealed that the suspects were re arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, by Officers of IRT.

The statement noted that the two escapees were arrested for allegedly masterminding the kidnapping of a female lawyer after their escape from the prison.

It added that before escaping, the suspects had spent eleven years in the Correctional Facility for offences which include kidnapping, robbery and car snatching.

Written by: Helen Obih

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