POLICE have arrested 14 fleeing inmates of Ikot Ekpene prisons in Akwa Ibom State.
The Controller of Prisons – CP, Alex Oditah, who gave made this known, said the recaptured prisoners were rearrested following intense manhunt by the guards.
Oditah said the inmates were among the 47 that forcefully escaped from the facility.
He said the Command had swung into action with a view to recapturing the 33 others still at large.
The CP assured that the three-member committee set up to unravel the remote and immediate causes of the problem, would soon come up with findings.