Rainstorm Frees 119 Inmates In Sulaja 

About 119 inmates have escaped from the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Suleja, in Niger State after a rainstorm collapsed facility perimeter fence.

The incident happened late in the night on Wednesday.

According to the statement by the Deputy Superintendent of Corrections Command Public Relations Officer, FCT Command, AS Duza, on Thursday, disclosed that part of the facility has been destroyed by the rainstorm.

“A heavy downpour that lasted for several hours on the night of Wednesday, 24 April 2024 has wreaked havoc on the Medium Security Custodial Centres, Suleja, Niger State, as well as surrounding buildings, destroying a part of the custodial facility, including its perimeter fence, giving way to the escape of a total of one hundred and nineteen (119) inmates of the facility.”

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