Jail Break: One Inmate Dead,12 Injured In PH

Jail Break: One Inmate Dead,12 Injured In PH

One inmate died while 12 others were injured during a fight that snowballed into an attempted jailbreak at the Port Harcourt correctional centre on Monday afternoon.

It was gathered that two inmates were engaged in a fight leading to the death of one of them, even as a protest ensued amongst other inmates, The punch reported.

The situation spiralled out of control as many inmates tried to scale the facility’s high walls, but were repelled by a combined team of security operatives who shot outside the fence, with 12 of them sustaining bullet wounds.

Spokesperson for the Port Harcourt correctional centre, Juliet Ofoni, confirmed the incident.

Source: The PUNCH