The police, in Kogi state, reports to have re-arrested three out of six suspects who escaped custody on Wednesday.
Two of the six suspects are involved in the illegal possession of arms case preferred against Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi west.
After the suspects escaped custody, they were declared wanted by the force and Ali Janga was removed as the Commissioner of police in Kogi by the Inspector-general of police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.
Speaking with PUNCH on Saturday, Janga confirmed that three of the suspects have been rearrested but he did not give their names.
“Yes, it is confirmed, but note that I am no longer the CP, I have been removed, so next time talk to the new CP,” he stated.
Two of the rearrested suspects reportedly sustained gunshot injuries.