Man who escaped from prison during #EndSARS protest, handed 14 years jail sentence

23-year-old Precious Azulule who escaped from the Warri Custodial Centre, Delta State, during the #EndSARS protest, has been handed a 14 year jail sentence. 

Azulule reportedly escaped from prison on October 22, 2020 but was rearrested by police operatives on patrol. He was arraigned on two counts of conspiracy and escape from lawful custody, before being jailed for 14 years. 

Delta state police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe said in a statement on Tuesday March 16;

“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, totalling 14 years’ imprisonment.”

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