Nigerian Prisoner jailbreak from Ghana prison


By Ismail Auwal

A Nigerian suspected remand prisoner Chukuda Onyabu, has escaped from prison on New Year’s Day in Ghana.

Onyabu, a Nigerian aged 27, and Emmanuel Osei, 26, were on trial for allegedly possessing of narcotic drugs, conspiracy to commit crimes and stealing respectively.

The suspects were detained awaiting the next court date.

However, police later announced that on the morning of January 1, 2021, it was detected that the two suspected criminals had escaped from the cells by using the iron rod used at the ventilation hole of the bathroom’s door to scrape a portion of the cell’s wall and removed one of the blocks and escaped through the created hole.

Police in the country told that efforts were ongoing to arrest the suspects whose images circulated to various police outlets in and outside Accra.

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