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Man who escaped prison during #EndSARS protest jailed for 14 years

A 23-year-old man, Precious Azulule, who escaped from the Warri Correctional Centre, Delta State, during the #EndSARS protest, has been sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment.

The Delta State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

Edafe said Precious was arrested by the police on patrol after he escaped from prison and charged him to court for conspiracy and escape from lawful custody.

He said, “Precious Azubule, who escaped from the Warri Correctional Centre during #EndSARS protest on October 22, 2020, was sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment.

“Azubulu was arrested by operatives on patrol and arraigned in Magistrate’s Court 4 with charge No. 46/c/2021 on two counts of conspiracy and escape from lawful custody. He was sentenced to seven years on each count, totaling 14 years’ imprisonment.”

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