BY ANAYO OKOLI
UMUAHIA— FOLLOWING increasing cases of jailbreak in parts of the country, Mrs. Ukwuori Ndukwe-Kalu, the Abia State Comptroller of Prisons, said weekend, that security has been beefed up around prisons in the state to checkmate such occurrences.
According to the comptroller, the prison authorities were collaborating with security agencies to ensure that tight security was maintained around prison yards in the state.
Ndukwe-Kalu spoke when members of the Assemblies of God Church, Item Street, Umuahia, visited inmates of Umuahia Prisons.
She said: “We want to take proactive measures, and other security agencies are synergizing with us.”
The comptroller warned against any suspicious movements around prison formations in the state.