Two prisoners escape from Grootvlei Correctional Centre
The escape comes days after 6 dangerous prisoners escaped from the Kutama Sinthumule maximum prison in Limpopo
Two prisoners have escaped from the Grootvlei Correctional Centre, outside Bloemfontein on Sunday. The offenders apparently fled through the prison's pig farm. One has been re-arrested. The Department of Correctional Services says it is working closely with SAPS to apprehend the other prisoner who is still on the run.
The escape comes days after 6 dangerous prisoners escaped from the Kutama Sinthumule maximum prison in Limpopo after wardens abandoned their posts over pension payouts. Additional warders have been deployed at the facility to beef up security.
Sakina Kamwendo spoke to Department of Correctional Services spokesperson, Singabakho Nxumalo.
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