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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 13 September 2021


Bandits kill soldiers on duty, set prisoners free in Kogi

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Some unknown armed bandits have killed soldiers on duty at the medium federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State.

They also set free hundreds of prisoners, after launching the attack on the soldiers.

The incident occurred on Sunday night, September 12, 2021, through to Monday morning.

According to reports, a heavy downpour on Monday morning further aided the bandits and prisoners to escape easily.

The building housing the inmates was reportedly submerged by flood.

However, about 100 of the inmates have been rearrested, while an unspecified number voluntarily returned.

More details soon ...