It was reported early this morning that protesters around Kings Square in Benin City, the capital city of Edo State have broken the walls of the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Centre (Nigeria prisons in Benin).
The protesters, after gaining entrance into the prison through the fence freed inmates in the prisons along Benin Sapele Road, near Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ office.
One of the prisoner who escaped from Edo prison this morning speaks. He hails the protesters for what they did. When asked by one of the protester if he was in prison too, he said “Yes, that he has been in the prison for 2 years now, that he gave inspector Dele money so that he will investigate him, but he chop the money without trying him and said he is on awaiting trial”.
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