Five years on: Fugitive caught

2013-03-16 00:00

A MAN who has been on the run from police and allegedly committing robberies in the Copesville area since 2007 was arrested this week.

Vusi Israel Madondo (34) escaped from Edendale Hospital in December 2007 after being arrested for murder. His three co-accused were jailed for life.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Joey Jeevan said Madondo was arrested on Tuesday in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Lieutenant Sizwe Makhathini of Mountain Rise serious and violent crimes unit has taken over the investigation of all cases and is appealing to victims to contact him at 082 925 2582.

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