A group of suspects have escaped from prison holding cells in Polokwane on Friday night. The escapees were arrested on suspicion of burglary and immigration-related offences. The police have set up a task team to search for the 13 suspects.
13 Prisoners, who were awaiting their court cases to be heard, have escaped from the Seshego police cells they've been kept in.
According to Maroela Media, the suspects escaped on Friday night, 6 September, at 21:30 during a routine search of the holding cells.
A dedicated task team has been assigned to finding the escaped prisoners as soon as possible.
General-major Sam Mokogonyana will head the team as they search for the escapees, Briefly.co.za learnt.
The suspects were arrested on suspicion of burglary and breaking immigration laws.
This comes just months after IOL News reported in March that police in Modimolle searched for 7 awaiting-trial prisoners who escaped from police holding cells at about 8 pm, also in Limpopo.
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