Condemned hausa actress, Rabi Ismail recaptured after 6 years on the run
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Condemned hausa actress, Rabi Ismail recaptured after 6 years on the run

Actress on death row for drugging and drowning a man re-arrested 6 years after daring escape from prison.

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The Nigerian Prisons Service prisons service intelligence unit, in conjunction with men of the State Security Service, SSS has re-arrested a condemned Hausa film actress, Rabi Ismail, who escaped from Hadejia Prison on December 16, 2011.

Ismail was sentenced to death by hanging, for culpable homicide by a High Court in Kano on the 5th of January, 2005. She was subsequently held in Kaduna Central Prison from where she was transferred to Hadejia prison before she escaped about 6 years ago.

In July 2011, the Supreme Court upheld the sentence of the lower courts that sentenced her to death by hanging for killing a male friend, Auwalu Ibrahim, to acquire his property. The court found her guilty for drugging and drowning Mr Ibrahim in 2002 in Kano.

The Controller General of Prisons expressed appreciation to the assistance rendered by security agencies particularly the SSS and the police in arresting the fugitive. He appealed to members of the public to continue to provide useful information on escapees and indeed any criminal element in their midst to security agents, noting that such outlaws pose security threats to the society. He assures that security measures have been strengthened to prevent persons in prison custody from escaping.


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Updated on September 12, 2018 at 10:15 am