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Police launch manhunt following escape

               Media Statement
                    South African Police Service
                        Office of the Provisional Commissioner Northern Cape

KIMBERLEY - Police are appealing to members of the community to assist with locating or provide information that can lead to the re-arrest of two awaiting trial detainees who escaped from lawful custody on the evening of 10 August 2019, at Hartswater Police Station.

It is alleged that four awaiting trial detainees escaped through the roof of the police cells. While two have been re-arrested, the others, Thabiso Ntwayagae (24) and Sello Maogwe (27) are still at large. The two were arrested for different crimes including, robbery, house-breaking and shoplifting.  The two who were rearrested, Thabisho Leeuw(21) and Tuelo Mongale (25) were both apprehended on Sunday 11 August 2019.

The Police request anyone with information that may lead to the re-arrest of the escapees to call the nearest Police Station or contact Sergeant Moatlhodi Dikoko of Hartswater Detectives on 082 469 6228. 



Brigadier M Ramatseba
Tel: 053 802 7319
Fax: 086 293 6955
Cell: 071 461 0908