Prison inmate who escaped during jailbreak in Edo arrested in Ogun



The police in Ogun state have arrested Obehi Ehis Frank Ogbeh pictured above who escaped from Edo prison after hoodlums hijacked the EndSARS protest in October 2020.

The Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this on Wednesday, January 6, said that the prison inmate was arrested following a piece of information received by policemen at Agbado divisional headquarters, that a middle-aged man was seen around Angulis area of Agbado, and that his look and conduct were suspicious.

“Acting on the information, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the division, CSP Kehinde Kuranga, detailed detectives to the area, where the man was apprehended,” Oyeyemi stated

He added that when interrogated, Ogbeh confessed to being an escapee from the White House prison in Edo State. He also opened up that he was set free by hoodlums who attacked the prison yard during the EndSARS protests.

“He further confessed that he relocated to Agbado area, in order to avoid being re-arrested” Oyeyemi said

The police spokesperson further stated that the state Commissioner of Police, Edward A. Ajogun, had directed that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, for further profiling.

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