Jan 20, 2022

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Just in: Four killed as inmates attempt jailbreak in Osun state – Legit.ng

Four inmates are said to have lost their lives on Tuesday in the Kosere correctional center, Ile Ife, Osun state, during an attempted prison break by some inmates.

A top security source who spoke to our correspondent said some inmates planned to flee during the morning hygiene routine. The source said the inmates were at the Trying to escape from the center, a guard injured a guard and was about to force his way out when security guards fought them off.

“Four inmates were killed. A guard was also injured. The incident happened during the morning hygiene on Tuesday.

“They were planning to escape and one of them attacked the guard while others went through the only entrance, but they did Security men fought them off, and four inmates were shot dead.

“They eventually died. And others who tried to flee ran back when those leading the attempt were shot, “the source said.

The PUNCH learned that the Osun State Comptroller of Corrections, Lanre Amoran, visited the facility for an on-site assessment.