- A new report claims that two police officers have been charged in the attack on the Kuje Medium Security Correctional Center in Abuja
- The two police officers who Those suspected of being arrested were linked to the escaped terrorists following a phone conversation between one of them.
- However, the Nigerian police denied that any of their employees were linked to the Kuje -Prison attack
FCT, Abuja – A report by the Leadership newspaper states that two police officers are suspected of charging of their possible attack complicity in the attack on the Kuje Medium Security Correctional Center, Abuja, on Tuesday evening July 5.
During the attack, more than 60 high-profile terrorists and Hundreds of other hardened criminals have been released.
leadership quoted a “reliable source within the country’s intelligence and security circles”. on Friday July 8 that the two arrested police officers were linked to the escaped terrorists following a phone conversation between one of the police officers and escaped terrorists.
Source cited as said:
“Two police officers were arrested after their communications with some of the fugitives were intercepted.
“Two of the escaped terrorists called a police investigator (IPO) to one of the stations and spoke to him compromisingly. They are now under investigation to determine the degree of their complicity.”
According to him, another police officer was involved in the intercepted conversation between the investigating police officer and the terrorists, who was also was arrested along with the IPO.
Attack on Kuje Prison: No Police Officer Arrested, Police Spokesman
Contrary to the source’s claim, the Nigerian police did denied its staff was arrested in connection with the Kuje Prison attack.
Force PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said no police officer was arrested in connection with the attack.< /p>
Part of his text message read:
“Not true. We have no police officers arrested in connection with the Kuje attack.”
FG reveals identities of terrorists who escaped Kuje prison and releases images
Meanwhile, the identities of some terrorists who escaped from Kuje prison during an invasion by the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) have been revealed.
On Friday, July 8, the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) released the names and pictures of some of the fugitives.
Among the terrorists whose identities were revealed were Abdulkareem Musa, Abdulkareem Adamu, Abubakar Abibu and Abubakar Yusuf.