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Kuje Jailbreak: Police recapture fleeing Boko Haram member in Nasarawa State

The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has recaptured one inmate that escaped during the recent attack on Kuje Meduim Security Correctional Centre by terrorists.

This is contained in a statement signed by Ramhan Nansel, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) on behalf of Mr Adesina Soyemi, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in Nasarawa State.

The statement was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

The PPRO said the fugitive was arrested by the police personnel of Keffi Division following intelligence.

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“On July 9, 2022 at about 1:30am, one Hassan Hassan ‘M’ whose name and picture was amongst the escapees with Boko Haram/Terrorism Case was recaptured by the Police operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command at Keffi.

“The CP has ordered for the transfer of the suspect to a safer location while intensive search for other escapees continues.

“The fugitive will be handed over to the appropriate authority for further action,” the statement added.

It said that the CP expressed gratitude to police personnel in the state for their efforts and job well done.

It said Soyime appealed to members of the public to help the police with useful information in case the saw others still on the run. (NAN).

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