There’s been a jail break in Kogi State, and the two suspected political thugs linked to Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the Nigerian senate, reportedly escaped.
The Kogi State Police Command who reacted to the jail break and also disclosed that they have alerted Interpol, informed Nigerians on the need to share information that will lead to the arrest of Senator Dino Melaye, Mohammed Abubakar who is the son of former Kogi state governor Abubakar Audu or any of the criminals that are currently on the run.
Addressing newsmen in Lokoja, today in his office, the State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga, said the suspects alongside four others escaped from the SARS cell located in A. Division Lokoja, Kogi State. The jail break he disclosed occurred at midnight adding that aside the two suspects, other high profile criminals in the Cell also took the advantage to escape.
Suspects who escaped include: Kabiru Saidu aka Osama, Nuhu Salish aka Small, Aliyu Isa, Adams Suleiman, Emmanuel Audu and Musa Mohammed.
Here’s the full statement from the Kogi State Police Command;
The Nigeria Police Force, Kogi State Police Command today 28th March, 2018 received a news that six (6) suspected criminal elements namely; Kabiru Seidu a.k.a Osama, Nuhu Salisu a.k.a Small, Aliyu Isa, Adams Suleiman, Emmanuel Audu and Musa Mohammed who were under detention at the ‘A’ Division Lokoja escaped from lawful custody. Four of the suspects were on court remand including two that indicted Senator Dino Melaye and Mohammed Audi.
2. Consequently, all the six suspects, Senator Dino Melaye and Mohammed Audu were sent for watch listing and red notice by the INTERPOL for immediate arrest any where we see them.
3. The Command hereby appealed to the members of the public to assist the Police with useful information on the whereabouts of the suspects by reporting to the nearest Police Station.
4. Investigation into the unfortunate incident is ongoing, while the thirteen (13) Police Officers who were on duty when the incident occurred were defaulted and detained for interrogation.
5. Members of the public are hereby enjoined to go about their lawful duty as the Command is determined in ensuring adequate security of lives and property in Kogi State.
CP ALI A. JANGA
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
KOGI STATE POLICE COMMAND