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Owerri Jailbreak: Police recapture one escapee in Akwa Ibom




The Akwa Ibom State police command stated it has apprehended one David Ubong- an escapee of the current jail break in Owerri Imo State.


In a Assertion signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Odiko Macdon on Friday, the suspect was arrested in Ibaka, Mbo native authorities space of the State on April, 6, 2021 and can be handed over to the correctional service in Imo State to face his jail time period.

He added that the arrest was made doable following a reputable intelligence

The assertion in components, “on 6/4/2021, personnel of Ikot Udota Division, counting on credible intelligence, apprehended one David Victor Ubong ‘m’ of Ibaka, Mbo L.G.A.

“Suspect confessed to be one of many inmates who escaped from the Correctional Service within the current jail break at Owerri, Imo State on 5/4/2021. Till his conviction, the suspect was a resident of Obinze in Owerri, Imo State. Suspect can be despatched again to face his jail time period.”

The assertion additionally famous that the Command had arrested three (3) suspects for kidnapping one Blessing Present Ekpo and recovered the sufferer, in addition to the ransom.

“On 18th March, 2021 at about 10am, one Blessing Present Ekpo ‘f’, 30yrs outdated of Ukana Ikot Akpantea village, Essien Udim L.G.A, a resident of Molyko-Buea, Republic of Cameroon was kidnapped on her method to Oron by Armed Sea Pirates.

“A painstaking investigation led to the arrest of 1 Ezekiel Ogbodiye ‘m’, 33yrs of age, of Asamabiri village, Salga in Yenagoa, who collected the ransom, John Benimo ‘m’, 40yrs of age, of Okubebie, Salga, each in Bayelsa State, and Christian Bassey ‘m’, 21yrs of age of Ibiono Ibom L.G.A, a resident of Akpan Ikang Itak Edak fishing port, Oron L.G.A, who was the ransom negotiator. The sum of 1 million, 2 hundred and fifty thousand naira (N1, 250,000.00) was recovered from them. suspects can be charged to courtroom.

‘On the safety scenario in Essien Udim L.G.A, the CP want to inform the nice individuals of Akwa Ibom State that successes have been recorded and {that a} mop up safety operation remains to be ongoing within the affected space. Residents and environs are to stay calm and be safety acutely aware as Safety Businesses will proceed to do their finest to revive peace, legislation and order within the affected space and across the State,” the assertion stated.

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