Two fleeing inmates of Kuje correctional facility re-arrested 


Two wanted fleeing inmates who escaped the Kuje Correctional Facility have been re-arrested

Adamawa state police command revealed Monday that they were arrested on Friday 19/5/2023.

Their names are Atiku Ibrahim 37years and Adamu Ibrahim 40years.

They were said to have been identified as inmates who escaped from Kuje correctional facility, following the attacked 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 (NCS), Adamawa state for further necessary action.