Sunday, October 20, 2019

Another 147 inmates evacuated from illegal detention

The Kaduna State Police Command has raided another rehabilitation centre in Kaduna, where 147 inmates mostly in shackles were found.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo confirmed the raid in a press statement issued on Saturday in Kaduna.

He said that the police raided NIGAS Rehabilitation and Skills Acquisition Centre located at Rigasa in Igabi Local Government Area, at about 8am on Saturday.

According to him, Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i led the operation at the centre which had male and female inmates.


Sabo explained that during the raid, some of the inmates made certain allegations of maltreatment, including sexual molestation particularly by the female inmates against some male inmates.

“Following this discovery, the governor directed that all the inmates be evacuated to Hajj Camp located at Mando Kaduna for proper profiling and safe custody.




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