Not less than 300 inmates have been declared missing after an attack on Kuje Custodial Centre on Tuesday night, PREMIUM TIMES reports.

It was gathered that the attack came on the heels of an early warning.The attack, according to eyewitnesses, started around 10 p.m. and lasted for over an hour before the security operatives repelled the terrorists who accessed the venue using explosives.

“The inmates here are 994. We understand they are Boko Haram terrorists and came specifically for their conspirators,” Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Shuaibu Before, told journalists on Wednesday.

“Many of them are returned, some were retrieved from the bushes they were hiding. We have retrieved about 300 out of about 600 that got out of the jail.” Kuje Custodial Centre is located in located at Shetuko in Kuje Area Council of Abuja.

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