Abubakar Muhammad Sadiq, who is one of the escapees of the Kuje Correctional Centre, has been arrested the police command in Kano State.
A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said a team of ‘Operation Restore Peace’ attached to the command’s Criminal Investigation Department arrested the suspect, 25-year-old Abubakar Mohammed Sadiq of Badarawa Quarters, Kaduna North LGA.
He said the suspect was arrested at Rangaza Quarters, Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano State based on credible information and sustained intelligence gathering.
According to him, the commissioner of police has directed that the suspected escapee be handed over to the Nigerian Correctional Service, Kano State Command.
“The Commissioner of police appreciates the good people of Kano State for their continuous support, encouragement and cooperation while urging residents to continue to pray for the state, and the nation and report incidents to the nearest police station and not take laws into their hands,” he said.
He added that raids of criminal hideouts and black spots will continue throughout the state as the command will sustain the tempo in ensuring a peaceful atmosphere in Kano State.