Prison Operatives Nab Ex-Convicts for Smuggling Hard Drugs, Dangerous Weapons
Officers of Ilesa Prison have arrested three (3) ex-inmate/convicts of the prison, while attempting to throw substance suspected to be Indian hemp, alcoholic drinks, mobile phones and other dangerous weapons into the yard.
The ex-inmates are: Kola Ademurele, Chukwudi Ogba and Dauda Kareem. These suspects, rented a storey building apartment many streets away from the prison. Which they used as their operational base.
Due to the unrelenting efforts of the officers, on 18th January, 2019, at about 12 noon, nemesis caught up with them while perpetrating the acts. After laying siege for some weeks.
The three suspects have been handed over to National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and Department of State Services (DSS), for further investigation and prosecution.
The Controller of Prisons, Osun State Command, Mr Segun Oluwasemire commended the efforts and commitment of the officers. He however enjoined members of the public to assist NPS in the discharge of its duties by resisting such an act. As involvement in these illicit behaviors, will defeat the aims and objectives of imprisonment. He as well assured the that NPS will not relent in its efforts in achieving its constituted responsibilities.
ASP Olusola Adeotan
Command Public Relations Officer (CPRO)