Five escape from Mpumalanga police cells

2014-01-07 13:36

Mpumalanga police are still hunting for five men who escaped from the Mhala Police Station cells in Nelspruit.

Six men cut through the bars around the exercise cell and escaped on Sunday, spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said today.

“Police managed to rearrest one prisoner, Trevor Khosa (24), who was arrested for robbery, immediately after the incident.”

The five still on the run were France Jacky Sekgobela (35), who was arrested for murder; Eugene Riding (27), arrested for murder; Rodney Nyakane (26), arrested for murder; Tumelo Theko (20), arrested for rape; and Ishmael Radingoana (28), arrested for rape.

Mohlala said pieces of hacksaw blades were found in the cells. An internal investigation was under way to determine how they had managed to escape.

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