Cops probing Moyo's foiled escape

2012-03-20 17:17
Pretoria - Serial escapee Bongani Moyo appeared in the Pretoria Central prison's court on Tuesday, his lawyer said.

The case against Moyo and co-accused Themba Dube and Khumbulani Sibanda was postponed until April 17 for further investigation.

They were appearing for their attempted escape from the Pretoria Central Prison on Wednesday.

A newspaper vendor saw them breaking out and raised the alarm.

This was Moyo's third attempt to escape from custody.

His trial for two other escapes was postponed until April 2 by the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Monday.

In March last year he escaped from the Boksburg Prison. In August, he walked out of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court while on crutches.

He was re-arrested near the Beitbridge border post in Limpopo, while making his way back into South Africa from Zimbabwe.

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