13 Prisoners have managed to escape from Limpopo police cells

13 Prisoners have managed to escape from Limpopo police cells

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Source: Briefly.co.za

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