Thugs break into Ondo State Prison, free inmates

The National Correctional Service Centre in Okitipupa local government of Ondo State has been attacked by suspected thugs who forcefully released no fewer than 58 inmates and also set ablaze number of vehicles.

Penpushing reports that, the suspected thugs during the violent attack destroyed many properties belonging to the prison and injured the staff in the premises, and it is recalled that similar attack occurred at Benin prison where over 1900 prisoners escaped.

The Ondo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Tee Leo Ikoro, as at the time of filing this report confirmed the development, while it is also on record that a similar attempt  occurred in Ikoyi prison, Lagos but was foiled by security operatives.

More details coming soon.

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