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Police Nab Ex-convict Hours After Release From Prison



Police Nab Ex-convict Hours After Release From Prison

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Lagos, on Saturday, arrested an ex-convict hours after he was released from prison.

The suspect, Yakub Yusuf aged 23 was arrested around 0800hrs on Saturday after regaining freedom following his one-month prison sentence for stealing at Lagos State fuel dump, Alausa, Ikeja.

Learning that he was imprisoned because he could not pay a fine which was an option, an NGO facilitated his release by paying the fine on Friday, November 11,just ten days after his conviction on November 1, 2022.


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Yakub was arrested again after breaking into Lagos State Fire Service premises from where he stole valve covers of old fire truck under repairs.


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The CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi-led RRS has since transferred the suspect to theState Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for further investigation and prosecution.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the Editor-In-Chief of Blaze Newz Nigeria, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication.

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