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Police Nabs Escapee from Edo Prison in Ogun

Police Nabs Escapee from Edo Prison in Ogun

Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested Obehi Ogbeh in Ifo Local Government Area of the state.

Ogbeh who escaped from the white house prison yard in Edo State during the #EndSARS protest last year was arrested on Tuesday in the state while wandering about.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement.

Oyeyemi said the prisoner was arrested following information received by policemen at Agbado divisional headquarters that a middle-aged man was seen around Angulis area of Agbado with a suspicious look and conduct.

He said upon the information, the DPO Agbado division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga, detailed his detectives to the area where the man was apprehended.

According to him, the suspect was properly interrogated and confessed to the detectives that he was an inmate of white house prison in Edo State and that he was set free by hoodlums who attacked the prison yard during the #EndSARS protest.

Oyeyemi, however, said, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun, has directed that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further profiling.

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