Edo prison escapee kills witness who testified against him


One of the Inmates who escaped  from a prison in Edo State during the crisis over the #Endsars protests has killed the man who Testified against him during the trial that landed him in prison .

Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatunde Kokumo said while parading some suspects recently arrested for various crimes in the state one of them, after having escaped from Oko correctional centre, ran back to his village on the same day, to kill the person who stood as a prosecution witness in the case that took him to the correctional centre.He has been arrested and he is among the suspects

“It will interest you to know that 10 of the criminal elements who escaped from Oko Correctional Centre on Airport Road, Benin and the Correctional Centre on Sapele Road, Benin were also arrested.

Another group of three escapees from the correctional centre in Benin also went ahead to snatch a Lexus Sport Utility Vehicle. Three of them met at the correctional centre and they were caught by the police.
A set of two escapees equally stole a Toyota Camry car. They also met at the correctional centre. They were arrested by Okada Division of Edo State Police Command. We have a total of ten escapees.
The guns were also recovered from the criminal elements.”

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