The Nigerian correctional service has released the details of some Prisoners that escaped during jail break by some unknown Gunmen in owerri area of imo state.
The NCS in a statement had disclosed that 48 inmates out of the 1,844 who fled from the Owerri Custodial Centre have been recovered so far.
Part of the statement from the Service Headquarters in Abuja reads: “The Centre has recovered a total of 48 inmates who escaped in the wake of the invasion thus increasing the number of inmates presently in custody to 84, including those that resisted the temptation to escape during the attack.”
It added that peace has gradually returned to the Owerri Custodial Centre in Imo State following the recent invasion of the facility by gunmen suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/Eastern Security Network (ESN)
However in a statement obtained by DAILY GIST on Friday, NCS releases details of some escapees while declaring them wanted.