June 25, 2016

Militant leader Charles Okah allegedly flees from jail, Nigerian prisons denies report

Militant leader Charles Okah allegedly flees from jail, Nigerian prisons denies report

Charles Okah, the alleged mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day celebration bombing at Eagles Square in Abuja has escaped from Kuje Prison, Abuja where he’s been held on trial according to a report by Sahara Reporters.

Charles reportedly scaled the fence alongside another inmate on the night of 25th June 2016. The details surrounding this story is still sketchy.

Meanwhile when contacted by Daily Trust, the PRO of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Francis Enabore denied the story saying:

“It is not true, Charlse Okah is still in custody. I have been in touch with our men in the prison facility and there is nothing like that [Okah escaping].”

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