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Neo
12th October 2011, 12:09 PM
Information reaching Peacefmonline.com indicates that some remand prisoners who were being transported from Accra to the Nsawam prisons have escaped.

According to the report, the prisoners broke the door of the vehicle which was carrying then and escaped into the bush near Pokuase police barrier.

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Peace FM reporter, Odiahenekan Kwame Yeboah who narrated the incident said the vehicle had slowed down at a toll booth when the prisoners took advantage of the situation and escaped.

A senior officer at the Nsawam Prisons, DSP Ntorsu who confirmed the news on Peace FMs Kokrokoo morning said the number of escapees cannot be immediately named.

According to him, it was some drivers who called the prisons to report the incident and trushed to the scene to support the police officers.

He said the police guards managed to re-arrest some of the prisoners and are still searching for the rest. He assured to keep the public informed about further developments.



Source: Beatrice Adepa Frempong/peacefmonline.com