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Just In: NCoS Katsina Command recaptures escapee

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The Katsina State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says it has successfully apprehended Musa Isa, who had escaped from the Katsina Medium Security Custodial Center on October 17, 2023.

ASC Najibullah Idris, Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Command, NCoS made the disclosure in a statement.

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He recalls that two (2) awaiting trial inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Katsina (Old), escaped from custody on the 17th of October, 2023.

He said immediately, a search party was constituted in collaboration with sister security agencies and this led to the arrest of one of the fugitives, Ibrahim Muhammad Lawal AKA Abba Kala.

ASC Idris revealed that in order to recapture the remaining one, the Service deployed its e-tracking mechanism as well as overt and covert intelligence gathering which resulted in the recapture of the second escapee, Musa Isah, yesterday, 19th December, 2023, in Kaduna metropolis.

“It is on this note that the Nigerian Correctional Service Katsina State Command wishes to inform the general public that there is no cause for alarm as both escapees are now in custody.”

“The Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa FICMC, MFR, mni, through the Controller of Corrections Katsina State Command, Muhammad Abdulmumin Haruna, appreciates the effort of the search team and further assures the public of our continuous resolve to secure all Custodial Centres.” ASC Idris added.

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