Heavy security was beefed up at the Enugu prisons
yesterday following alleged escape of two inmates
in a suspected jail break
The jail break took place in the wee hours.
Two alleged notorious criminals are believed to
have masterminded the jail break.
But there were conflicting reports as at the time of
filing this report whether the escaped inmates had
been re-arrested or not.
Security has been beefed up around the prisons
located at Old Park Enugu.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Enugu
Prisons, Monday Emeka did not pick several calls
put across to him.
However, several sources confirmed the incident.
Residents of Enugu are apprehensive on account of
There was a similar break at the Nsukka prisons in
August last year when 15 inmates reportedly scaled
the wall and escaped.