Dangerous trio escape from Soweto court

2016-03-02 13:52

Johannesburg - Three suspects escaped from custody at the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto, police said on Wednesday.

The three were due appear in court on Monday on charges of rape, possession of unlicensed firearms, and armed robbery, Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

They escaped from the police truck they were taken to the court in. It was still unclear how they did this, Dlamini said.

“If we find out that any of our members was negligent, we will open a criminal case,” Dlamini said.

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