Several inmates were freed after suspected hoodlums broke into the Benin Prison popularly called White House on Monday morning.
According to several reports from bystanders, the hoodlums and the prison security guards engaged in gun battle for several minutes which resulted some persons sustaining injuries and inmates escaping from the facility.
The report gathered, shows that the hoodlums started gathering along Sapele Road beside the prison as early as 7 am setting bonfires and sending back road users.
They launched their attack when their number had swelled considerably, broke a part of the wall while some climbed the fence into the prison yard.
Also destroyed was the High Court 4 which is beside the prison where the hoodlums vandalised.
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