August 18, 2018

Prisoners contribute N5,000 for sick inmate of Delta prison (Punch)

Prisoners contribute N5,000 for sick inmate of Delta prison (Punch)

An awaiting trial inmate at the Ogwashi Uku Prison in Delta State, Smart Ohuzu, has died four months after he was remanded at the facility for attempted murder.

It was gathered that Ohuzu had been down with unnamed ailments for about two months while pleas from his co-immates that he should be taken to a hospital for treatment reportedly fell on deaf ears.

Punch Metro learnt that Ohuzu collapsed on Sunday, but instead of rushing him to a hospital, some warders on duty asked his co-inmates to contribute N5,000 to fuel the operational vehicle that would take him to the Ogwashi Uku General Hospital. Read more

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