Senior Officers Detained After Crime Suspects Escape From Edo CID Cells

Some senior officers in the Edo State Police Command have been arrested over the escape of suspected kidnappers and armed robbers from cells at the state police command headquarters in Benin City

The suspects escaped from the cells of the State Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department on Sunday morning

Most of the escapees are said to be among the close to 2,000 inmates who escaped from the two prisons in Benin City during the End SARS protests, who were re-arrested

They were among those arrested by the police in the past two months during a raid on hideouts of crime suspects during the yuletide season About 16 people have died in attacks by robbers and cultists in the state in the past two weeks, forcing police to tighten security in Sakpomba, Muratala Muhammad way, Textile Mill road and Ugbowo Axis of the state capital

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