Inmate Grabs Warder’s Rifle, Shoots Vulcaniser In Kwara


A roadside vulcaniser was shot and wounded by a prison inmate at the Oke-Kura Correctional Centre in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State.

The incident took place on Friday,during the movement of some prison inmates out of the facility, one of them seized a warder’s rifle and fired shots, hitting an unidentified vulcanizer who was in the vicinity.

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The incident which occurred at about 8.00 a.m, caused panic and anxiety as residents of the area scampered for safety while the drama lasted.

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However,The injured vulcanizer, who was shot in the stomach, was promptly rushed to a medical facility for treatment, while the culprit was detained at the ‘C’ Division Police station, located in Isale-Ojo, within the Ilorin metropolis.

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