• Enugu prison yet to confirm number of escapees

    Enugu prison yet to confirm number of escapees

    Three days after some prisoners escaped from prison at Nsukka in Enugu State, authorities of the facility said they had not been able to ascertain the number of inmates involved in the jailbreak.

    The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) meanwhile said it was trailing the fleeing inmates to their villages and had enlisted the services of local vigilantes to re-arrest them.

    The facility built several years ago with a capacity for 168 persons had about 264 inmates when the jailbreak occurred on Tuesday […]