The Police Command in Plateau has re-arrested one Mohammed Ibrahim, one of the
inmates that escaped from the Jos custodial centre.
Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Bartholomew announced the re-arrest of
Mohammed Ibrahim, while parading other suspects to the media on Monday, August
8, in Jos
Onyeka said that Ibrahim, 39, who was re-arrested by the operatives of its anti-
kidnapping unit is among those who escaped during the November 2021 jail break in
The commissioner said that the suspect was re-arrested at Wamba Local Government
Area of Nasarawa State in April
“In a bid to arrest all escapees of the recent Jos jail break that occurred in November
last year, our operatives intensified efforts and re-arrested Mohammed Ibrahim.
“Ibrahim escaped from lawful custody of the Jos correctional centre and among the
master minds of the attack on the facility.
“He has been in prison awaiting trial for alleged case of criminal conspiracy and
kidnapping before he escaped,” Onyeka said.
The commissioner said that the suspect would be handed over to the Nigerian
Correctional Service (NCoS) for further action.
Onyeka said that other suspects paraded were arrested for crimes such as kidnapping,
banditry, armed robbery, criminal conspiracy and unlawful possession of firearms,
He said that the suspects would be charged to court when investigation is concluded.