• Six prisons officers died in Abakaliki jailbreak fracas – NPS

    Six prisons officers died in Abakaliki jailbreak fracas – NPS

    The Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) said on Sunday that six of its officers died in the last Thursday riot at Abakaliki prison facility, Ebonyi State.

    A statement signed by Mr. Francis Enobore, the Prisons Public Relations Officer, on behalf of the Controller-General of Prisons, Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed, said 10 others, including both officers and inmates, sustained injuries.

    The CGP attributed the recent jailbreaks in Kuje, Koton-Karfe and Nsukka prisons to the near abandonment of routine cell search practice.

    The fracas which led to […]