A Nigerian drug kingpin identified as Chukuda Onyabu has reportedly escaped jail with his Ghanaian counterpart, Emmanuel Osei.
According to reports gathered, the two suspected remand prisoners in the Abokobi-Ayimensah Police’s custody in the Ga East District of the Greater Accra Region have escaped from jail.
The suspects, Chukuda Onyabu (27) and Emmanuel Osei (26) were facing charges of possession of narcotic drugs and conspiracy to commit crimes and stealing respectively were detained awaiting the next court date when they broke out of the cell on New Year’s Day.
Ghanaian Police, however, revealed that on the morning of January 1, 2021, it was detected that the two suspected criminals had escaped from the cells.
They had escaped by using the iron rod used at the ventilation hole of the bathroom’s door to scrape a portion of the cell’s wall and removed one of the blocks and escaped through the created hole.
It was also reported that images of both suspects had circulated to various police outlets in and outside Accra in an effort to re-arrest them.