Men of the Adamawa State police command have arrested one Atiku Ibrahim, 37, and Adamu Ibrahim 40, who escaped during the 2022 attack on the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
The statement reads, “Adamawa state police command has on the 19/5/2023 arrested one Atiku Ibrahim 37years and Adamu Ibrahim 40years, identified as inmates who escaped from Kuje correctional facility, following the attack on the facility that freed over 500 on the 5/6/2022.
“The escapees were arrested by the Command Operatives attached to Crack Squad. The escaped suspects were arrested for Cattle Rustling and other nefarious activities.
“During interrogation they confessed to have been in Kuje Correctional custody since 2021, following allegation of Arms dealing against them. they also confessed to have escaped into Adamawa state until their arrest.
“They further stated that they were awaiting trial in a case of arms dealing and unlawful possession of firearms.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola, directs for immediate handing over of the escapees to the Nigeria Correctional Service, Adamawa state for further necessary action.”