The Medium Security Custodial Centre in Jos, Plateau State came under attack by gunmen who
reportedly stormed the facility in large number with sophisticated weapons.
The invaders were said to have arrived at the Custodial Center at about 1720hrs on Sunday Novembet 28,2021 and immediately made
for the main gate where they engaged the armed squad personnel in a gun battle before breaking into the yard.
Although they gained entrance to the yard, they were however trapped within as a reinforcement of Security Forces from other Services were immediately mobilised to assist the armed guards at the Center to cordon the perimeter wall and the
Spokesperson of the Correctional Service of Nigeria, Francis Onobore said the situation is presently under control as the attackers firing power is being subdued by superior fire from a combined team of security agencies. Update will be made available as event unfolds.