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Enugu State Police Re-Arrest Escapee Prisoner

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A prisoner identified as Gideon Balogun has been re-arrested by the Enugu State Police Command on Thursday, after escaping from the Nigerian Correctional Service in Enugu, in 2017.

The Spokesperson of the command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, in a statement released on Thursday, stated that Balogun was apprehended on Thursday in Emene, an outskirt of Enugu metropolis.

He revealed that the suspect, a former inmate of Enugu Prison, had been on the wanted list of the NCS in Enugu State.

“Police operatives of Emene Division in the early hours of Wednesday re-arrested the wanted suspect while attempting to steal shafts from a mechanic workshop located in Emene, along Enugu-Abakiliki Road”.

Amaraizu added that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Suleiman Balarabe has directed for full-scale investigations into the alleged nefarious activities of the suspect and to arraign him in court.



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