IMO: Angry mob set ablaze inmate who escaped during jailbreak after he returned to threaten family that testified against him in court


A yet-to-be identified inmate who fled from the Imo state correctional center has been burnt to death after he returned to Umuawom village, Ihodimeze community in Ikeduru council area of the state to threaten a family that testified against him in court.

Reports say that the victim was said to have gone to Umuawom to challenge one of the families that testified against him in court and threatened to deal with them with a gun.

The threat issued by the inmate (an indigene of Ogwa community in Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State but grew up in Umuawom village which is his maternal home) forced residents of the pounce on him and after beating him to a pulp, they set his body on fire.

Recall that on Monday, April 5, hoodlums attacked the correctional facility and set over 1.800 inmates free.




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