Just In: Riot in Kuje prison in Abuja. Inmates being teargassed
FLASH: Riot in Kuje prison in Abuja. Inmates being teargassed, live bullets fired into cells— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) August 29, 2016
According to a Tweet posted few minutes ago by SaharaReporters, there is an ongoing unrest at the Kuje prison in Abuja where the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu is spending time in detention as live bullets and tear gas are reported fired against the rampaging prisoners.
The cause of the riot and the degree of damage to the facility is not yet ascertained as at the time of filing this report.
This is a developing story, we'll keep you updated as soon as more details are made available.