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News: Manhunt launched after six inmates escape
2022/01/14

 

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Gauteng

GAUTENG - The police have launched a manhunt after six inmates escaped from custody. The inmates escaped while enroute to Court at Vosloorus.

According to reports, the police truck transporting the prisoners was ambushed by three armed men driving a silver Audi vehicle at the corner of Barry Marais and Rondebult streets.

The five of the six escapees were due at Court for a Dawnpark case of business robbery, attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearm and the sixth escapee was due for his first appearance on a shoplifting case.

The accused are:
Nkululeko Nkomo
Robert Hlatshwayo
Thulani Dube
Augustine Moyo
Mbongiseni Mkandla

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    Mbongiseni Mkandla
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    Thulani Dube
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    Nkululeko Nkomo
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    Augustine Moyo
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    Robert Hlatshwayo