Police hunting for escaped awaiting trial prisoner

2015-12-19 07:36

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Limpopo – Police in Bolodebu outside Tzaneen are on the hunt for an awaiting trial prisoner who escaped from a hospital on Friday.

Bishop Monareng from Ga-Kgapane township was chained to a hospital bed when he managed to escape, police said on Saturday.

Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the circumstances of the prisoner’s escape were under investigation.

He was at the Ga-Kgapane hospital under police guard when he escaped.

“He was arrested for assault cases and resisting arrests by the Bolobedu Police.”

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