In the early hours of on Monday morning, there were reports of a jail break in imo state. This jail break came after the federal correctional facility in the state was attacked, by yet to be identified gun men in the early hours of Monday.
It was reported that the unknown gun men had used explosives to gain access into the jail. They were reported to have thrown explosives at the administrative building, thus gaining access and also reportedly freeing over a thousand inmates.
The prison boss has now come out to give a bit if information about the incident which happened, he said that the incident which happened was an unfortunate one. He also said over a thousand inmates were broken out of jail, 35 of the prisoners refused to escape, while 6 who had earlier escaped returned back.
Members of the general public who had any information that could help with investigations, have been asked to come forth with such information to help the police bring to book the perpetuators.
The president of the federal republic of Nigeria has also reacted to the news of the jail break, as well as the attack on federal properties in the state.
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