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Thugs Attack Another Prison In Edo, Free Many Inmates
Thugs Attack Another Prison In Edo, Free Many Inmates

Following an earlier report of a jailbreak at a correctional center in Benin City, suspected thugs have attacked another Oko Medium Security Centre in , freeing many inmates in the process.

There has been an outbreak of violence in Edo State following the # protests.

According to Sahara Reporters, the thugs, who were in large numbers, also carted away valuables from offices of prison officials.

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Meanwhile, the Edo State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew across the state.

In a statement, Osarodion Ogie, Secretary to the State Government, said the curfew will remain across the state “till further notice”.

Ogie said hoodlums have hijacked the # and the government would not allow continuous attacks.

“The curfew is to take effect from 4:00pm, October 19, 2020. This decision has become necessary because of the very disturbing incidents of vandalism and attacks on private individuals and institutions by hoodlums in the guise of #ENDSARS protesters,”

the statement reads.

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