The Police Command in Plateau State has re-arrested one Mohammed Ibrahim, one of the inmates who escaped from the Jos custodial centre.
The State Police Commissioner, Mr Bartholomew Onyeka, announced this when he presented the suspects to the media yesterday in Jos.
Onyeka said that Ibrahim, 39, who was re-arrested by the operatives of its anti-kidnapping unit was among those who escaped during the November 2021 jailbreak in Jos
The commissioner said that the suspect was re-arrested at Wamba Local Government Area of Nasarawa State in April.
“In a bid to arrest all escapees of the recent Jos jailbreak which occurred in November last year, our operatives intensified efforts and re-arrested Mohammed Ibrahim.
“Ibrahim escaped from lawful custody of the Jos correctional centre and among the masterminds of the attack on the facility. He has been in prison awaiting trial for an alleged case of criminal conspiracy and kidnapping before he escaped,” Onyeka said.
The commissioner said that the suspect would be handed over to the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) for further action.
Onyeka said that other suspects paraded were arrested for crimes such as kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery, criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of firearms, among others.