Escaped prisoner rearrested in Tzaneen

2016-01-06 22:31


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Limpopo – An escaped awaiting-trial prisoner in Tzaneen has been rearrested by the police in Bolobedu on Wednesday, police said.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said Bishop Monareng escaped from Ga-Kgapane hospital where he was admitted for medical treatment under police guard in December 18. He was chained against the hospital bed when he disappeared.

Ngoepe said he was found hiding at a village within the Bolobedu policing area through the Giyani Crime Intelligence led information.

He will appear before the Bolobedu Magistrate's Court soon on an escaping charge and later on the original charges of assault and resisting arrest.

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