By Victoria Onehi
Following the recent escape of two Awaiting Trial inmates from the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Katsina (Old) on 17 October, 2023, a search party was constituted in collaboration with sister security agencies. Consequently, the principal suspect among the duo, Abba Kala, has been recaptured.
A statement by the Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Command of Nigeria Correctional Service, ASC Najibullah Idris, disclosed that the command is tracking the remaining fleeing inmate using the Service’s e-tracking system as well as collaboration with sister security agencies, and will soon take him into custody.
The Controller General of Corrections, Haliru Nababa FICMC, MFR, mni, appreciates sister security agencies for a functional synergy that led to the recapturing, and assures the public that there is no cause for alarm as the situation is under control.