Kogi prison had again experienced another jail break involving thirteen inmates who eventually made their way out from Medium Prison along Opareke in Kogi State.
They were said to have escaped on Saturday morning after the prison wall collapsed.
Checks reveals also, that the prison officials on duty opened some of the cells for the inmates to come out for their normal morning activities, only for the inmates to pull a section of the prison’s wall down and escape into a nearby bush.
One of the prison officials, who pleaded on condition of anonymity, said four kidnappers were brought to the Koton-Karfi Prison on Friday afternoon. He added that the new inmates might have been responsible for the escape.
Saturday’s incident is the third jailbreak in the last three weeks in the prison.
Efforts to speak with the Comptroller of Prison, Kogi State Command, Mr. Musa Maza, proved abortive.