Hoodlums hold reception party for fleeing gang members from Benin prisons

Hoodlums hold reception party for fleeing gang members from Benin prisons

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Suspected hoodlums have held a reception party in honour of their gang members and friends who escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Centres (NCC) break in Benin City, Edo State Capital.

THREE ESCAPEE INMATES FROM BENIN CUSTODIAL CENTRE OF THE NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE

On Tuesday, the hoodlums were heard on Monday chanting  anti-security and president Buhari slogan boasted that they are now ready to confront anyone who dare them.

The ‘victory parties’  were held simultaneously at Upper Sakponba road, Esigie street  and Murtala Mohammed (M.M) way in Benin.

MILITARY PERSONNEL INSPECTING THE BROKEN WALL OF THE NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL CENTRE IN IKO AFTER THE INVASION BY HOODLUMS

They also sang  anti-rival cult group songs and challenged their rivals to a fight.

Recall that over 2,000 inmates is said to be missing at the Oko and Sapele road correctional centres in Benin City,  after hoodlums attacked the facility on Monday.

It was gathered that some of the fleeing inmates been celebrated were serving various jail terms for offences bordering on murder and armed robbery.

The hoodlums had hijacked the ongoing peaceful nationwide protest against police brutality and human rights violation and launched a violent attack on the correctional centres.

Besides, the group also looted the armoury of Ugbekun and Idogbo  police divisions before setting the facilities ablaze.

The State police spokesman, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, could not be reached for comment.

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