Kuje Maximum Prison, Abuja, is currently in a state of commotion as officials of the prison are shooting teargas at inmates.
It was gathered that the development follows the fallout of the last jailbreak in which some prisons officials were reprimanded.
The prison officials are said to be shooting teargas at inmates.
A source told Vanguard thus, “There is a lock down in the prison, prisons officials are throwing tear-gas at the inmates to cow them because of the last jail break.”
Reacting to the treatment being meted out to them, the report quoted an inmate as saying there was no attempted jailbreak.
Complaining that they were dying, some of the inmate were quoted by the report as saying, “We do not know what they want to do with us, some people are on the ground now rolling and crying.
“There is no jail break, yet they woke up this morning to started shooting teargas at us.”