A notorious prison breaker who’s known for staging daring jail breaks has been arrested again after his latest jail break in Owo Correctional Centre, Ondo State sometime in March, 2022.
Tosin Ikuemolo is said to have escaped 2 times from prison, according to local police.
After his latest attempt, the 22-year-old notorious prison breaker told the police that he was able to escape with the help of an Hausa guy among the inmates who knows how to dig holes.
According to reports, Ikuemolo had been on the wanted list of the Ondo state police for a long time.
He was allegedly arrested by the Ondo state police command’s anti-crime unit on Monday in Igbokoda in Ilaje local government area of the state.
The criminal—who is also said to be a notable member of the Aiye confraternity was allegedly arrested after escaping from the Nigerian prison in Owo, Ondo State.
Gallant Military Info learnt that the suspect, who had been held on remand for six months prior to his trial, had twice escaped from detension.
Funmilayo Odunlami, a spokeswoman for the Ondo police, paraded the suspect before journalists on Monday night at the command Headquarters.
Ms Odunlami said the culprit is a “serial killer”, who had earlier escaped from the correctional centre, Owo, sometime in March.
“It will be recalled that 4G network (Ikuemola) was arrested and arraigned in Court for Cultism/Murder and remanded at Owo Correctional Centre but escaped from custody in March 2022 during a jailbreak,” she said.
“Immediately, the DPO (Divisional Police Officer) and his men went after him and he was re-arrested in a soak away,” Ms Odunlami added.
She however promised that the suspect will be arraigned back to court as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, the suspect narrated how he carried out his criminal act.
During a press conference with journalists, Mr. Ikuemola spoke and said that other prisoners helped him escape from the prison.
“Myself and the other inmates, who were cult members in the same group escaped and they had been planning it before I came to join them in prison.
“Seven of us escaped after we had dug the pipe of the toilet. It was the Hausa guy among us who knows how to dig that helped us to escape,” he added.
Mr. Ikuemola, also known as “4G network” within his cult group, claimed that, before being caught, he had planned to kill individuals who had made fun of him while he was on trial.
“I have killed three people who are rival cult members too but I was trying to locate those that mocked me when in court when I was arrested by the police again,” he said.
Source: People’s Gazette.