Prison Official says eighty inmates are insane in Aba Federal Prison
Written by Morenike Adebayo on August 22, 2016
The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Prisons Service, Abia Command, Deputy Superintendent of Prisons (DSP) Kalu Ikpe, says the Aba Federal Prison has about eighty insane persons in its asylum. Ikpe disclosed this in an interview with newsmen, said that the prison is taking care of the insane persons to ensure that they are stabilized enough to enable them answer their respective charges in court.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) has confirmed that six inmates were shot dead by security operatives while trying to escape from the Abakaliki Prison during a jailbreak last Thursday. The Controller-General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed, who made this confirmation while addressing the press during a courtesy visit to the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, also said that no prisoner escaped during the attempted jailbreak.