21 May 2015
Seven inmates from the Groenpunt
Maximum Correctional Facility in Vereeniging escaped in the early hours of this
morning, with one being rearrested just a few hours after escaping.
Acting National Correctional
Services Commissioner Zacharia Modise said the suspects have committed serious
crimes and are regarded as dangerous.
Correctional Services Logan
Maistry said it is alleged that about 02:00 this morning seven offenders
escaped from the Groenpunt Correctional Centre.
Maistry said immediately all the
relevant law enforcement agencies were notified and they began search
operations which resulted in the rearrest of one of the offenders in the early
hours of this morning.
“We are appealing to members
of the public not to approach any of these inmates as they dangerous inmates”
Labels: Police searching for six dangerous inmates who escaped prison