Recent reports have it that a jail beak was foiled in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, several inmates are feared dead, and others sustained bullet injuries .
Unconfirmed sources said more than 14 persons were killed including one prison officers, and those injured and killed had been taken to the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, FETHA, for medical attention.
It was learnt that the trouble started when prisoners early morning of Thursday revolted against the poor treatment, especially inadequate feeding that has been persistence in […]
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, urged the Federal Ministry of Interior to begin the installation of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras and other surveillance devices in prison formations across the country.
In the resolution arising from a motion on notice brought by Hon. Anayo Nnebe (PDP, Anambra), which was unanimously adopted by members through a voice vote, the House also urged the Interior Ministry to reconstruct and re-enforce prison perimeter fences.
Moving the motion, Nnebe expressed concern over the increasing rate […]