Thugs Strike Another Prison in Edo, Free Several Inmates in Prison
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Read!: Thugs Strike Another Prison in Edo, Free Several Inmates in Prison; Suspected gang members assaulted the Oko Medium Security Center in the state of Edo, freeing many inmates in the process.
It's coming a few hours after the jailbreak in Benin City's correctional center. There was an eruption of violence in Edo State after the # EndSARS demonstrations. A source told SaharaReporters that the gang members, who were in large numbers, even took valuables away from prison officials' offices.
Meanwhile, the state government of Edo has instituted a 24-hour curfew throughout the state. Osarodion Ogie, Secretary of State for Governance, announced in a statement that the curfew would continue "until further notice" in the state.
Ogie said the hoodlums hijacked the # EndSARS protest and the government would not tolerate constant attacks.
"The curfew is expected to take place from 4:00 p.m. on October 19, 2020. This decision has become important due to the very troubling cases of vandalism and assaults by hoodlums on private individuals and establishments in the guise of the # ENDSARS demonstrators.
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