Precious Azulule, 23, who fled from the Warri Custodial Centre in Delta State during the #EndSARS rally, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Azulule allegedly escaped from jail on October 22, 2020, but was apprehended by police officers on patrol. He was sentenced to 14 years in prison after being charged with two counts of treason and eluding lawful custody.
DSP Light Edafe, a Delta state police spokesperson, said in a tweet on Tuesday, March 16:
“Precious Azubule, who escaped from the Warri Correctional Centre during #EndSARS protest on October 22, 2020, was sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment.
“Azubulu was arrested by operatives on patrol and arraigned in Magistrate’s Court 4 with charge No. 46/c/2021 on two counts of conspiracy and escape from lawful custody. He was sentenced to seven years on each count, totalling 14 years’ imprisonment.”