Prison Life Better Than My Freedom: Man Who Spent 21 Years Behind Bars Confesses


A man who regained his freedom after spending 21 years in prison has come out to say that life was better for him in the prison.

The man said that he studied Qur’an and some Islamic literature while in prison. According to him, life was better for him while in prison than when he regained his freedom

A recently released inmate from Katsina correctional centre, Malam Gambo Mohammed, has narrated how he spent 21 in prison, saying that life was better for him in the prison than when he regained his freedom.

In an exclusive interview with Daily Trust, Mohammed said he grew up in PRP Brigade quarters in Nasarawa local government area of Kano state.

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Narrating how he found himself in the prison, he said he was at a wedding ceremony in his neighbour’s house and that there was a misunderstanding among the youths.

He said one guy was killed on the spot, stressing that when the police came, he was arrested despite that he too was injured.

According to him, after some time, he was taken to court and remanded in prison.

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