Some warders of the Nigerian Prisons Service, attached to the Ibara Prison in Abeokuta, Ogun State, are currently being interrogated for allegedly plotting with some convicted inmates to perpetrate different crimes, including defrauding members of the public and escaping from the correctional facility.
Our correspondent gathered that some condemned robbery inmates had, in connivance with the warders, allegedly contributed about N15m for the planned jailbreak.
It was learnt that the plot was on when the police uncovered it.
Sources told PUNCH Metro that two senior prison officers had been arrested in connection with the incident. Read more