ENDSARS: Hoodlums hijack protest break into Benin prison, free inmates| Video


Suspected hoodlums today Monday 19 broke into the Benin Prison and freed several inmates in one of the cells.

The Prison is situated along Sapele Road and it is popularly called white house. An armed squad of prison officials engaged the suspected hoodlums in a gun duel which inflicted injuries on some persons.

Also Vandalized was the High Court 4 which is beside the prison.

The hoodlums started gathering along Sapele Road beside the prison as early as 7 am setting bonfires and sending back road users.

They launched their attack when their number had swelled considerably, broke a part of the wall while some climbed the fence into the prison yard.