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Ondo PRISON BREAK, Hoodlums storm jail and release inmates

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Days after the infamous jail break in BENIN, suspected hoodlums have attacked the National Correctional Service centre in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, and forcefully released the inmates today October 22.

The hoodlums armed with dangerous weapons forced their way into the prison and released no fewer than 58 inmates. Properties including a vehicle were destroyed during the attack.

The Public Relations Officer of the Ondo State Command of the NCS, Barr. Ogundare Babatunde, has confirmed the incident and said attempts are being made to bring the situation under control.

Meanwhile, Godwin Obaseki, Edo State Governor, has given the inmates who escaped from the Benin Medium Security Correctional Centre, Sapele Road and the Oko Medium Security Correctional Centre up till Friday, October 23 to return voluntarily or face the wrath of the law. Read more here.

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