6 men escape Springs prison cells

2016-01-04 20:20


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Johannesburg - Six men who had been arrested for crimes including murder, theft and possession of drugs managed to escape the Springs police station's holding cells on Sunday night, Gauteng police said.

On Monday, police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini said the group overpowered a Constable who was in the cells and managed to escape.

"The member was alone at the time, at about 21:30," he said.

A team of detectives have also been assigned to trace the six suspects who were arrested for various crimes including murder, possession of drugs, theft of copper cables and malicious damage to property.

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