South Africa 13.3.2018 01:54 pm

Five of six escapees from Pollsmoor rearrested

Image: Twitter/SAPS

Image: Twitter/SAPS

The six inmates escaped from the B5 unit of Pollsmoor Prison Medium B section on Sunday.

Only one of the six inmates who escaped from Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town on Sunday night is still at large, Western Cape police on Tuesday.

The six inmates escaped from the B5 unit of Pollsmoor Prison Medium B section at about 11pm on Sunday.

It is believed they escaped after removing bars with a piece of metal obtained by breaking one of the beds. One of the escaped inmates is serving a 12-year sentence for attempted murder, while the rest were sentenced for petty crimes.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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