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Kuje: Police arrest fleeing Boko Haram suspect in Nasarawa



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The Nasarawa State Police Command said it has recaptured Hassan Hassan, a member of the Boko Haram terrorist sect who recently escaped from the Kuje correctional centre in Abuja.

The Command’s spokesperson, Ramhan Nansel, in a statement, said the Boko Haram escapee was nabbed early Saturday.

The statement partly read, “Sequel to the attack on Kuje Maximum Custodial Centre and subsequent escape of inmates, on July 9th, 2022 at about 0130hrs, one Hassan Hassan ‘M’ whose name and picture was amongst the escaped inmates with Boko Haram/Terrorism Case was recaptured by the Eagle-eyed Police operatives of the Nasarawa State Police Command at Keffi.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Adesina Soyemi has ordered for the transfer of the suspect to a safer location while an intensive search for other escapees and handing over process of the arrested inmate progresses.

“The Commissioner of Police, however, appreciated the efforts of the Police operatives for a job well done and assured members of the public of the Command’s unrelenting efforts at making the public space safer for all.”

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