Emerging report indicates that some suspected thugs, have on Thursday, broken into the National Correctional Service Centre, NCS, in Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, and forcefully released the inmates under Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s watch.
It was gathered that no fewer than 58 inmates were released during the attack, while a vehicle was burnt down.
It was also learnt that several items were destroyed on the premises of the prison.
The Public Relations Officer of the Ondo State Command of NCS, Ogundare Babatunde, confirmed the incident on a telephone chat.
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