Squable in Kuje Prison as a result of routine check


 The Controller of Prisons FCT Command, Daniel Odharo has confirmed that the minor crisis in Kuje Medium Security Prison was as a result of the routine check which was resisted by some inmates.
A statement by Chukwuedo Humphrey FCT Command PRO of the service, on behalf of the Controller of Prisons FCT Command said  “at about 1000hrs on Monday 29th August, 2016, staff of Kuje Prison carried out a routine cell-search which is a part of the Prisons operational guidelines to prevent breach of security within and around the prisons.
“Some inmates tried to resist the exercise which led to an altercation between the search party and the inmates.
“This was quickly put under effective control. No prisoner was injured, no property damaged and the yard is calm and peaceful.
“The Controller of Prisons FCT Command, Odharo Daniel has assured that the security and wellbeing of prisoners in the Federal Capital Territory will continue to be held as a priority task and will never be compromised”.


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