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Police Officers Suspended In Alleged Escape Of Prisoner

The two officers involved in the alleged escape of a remand prisoner last week have been suspended as investigations are underway to establish the circumstances that led to the incident.
26 Sep 2017 12:23
Police Officers Suspended In Alleged Escape Of Prisoner

The two officers involved in the alleged escape of a remand prisoner last week have been suspended as investigations are underway to establish the circumstances that led to the incident.

A Police statement confirmed that investigators have also been directed to look into issues of supervision and command to prevent the reoccurrence of such escapes.

33-year-old Inoke Gadre had escaped from the custody of two police officers last Friday at the Government Buildings.

Gadre was being escorted to Court when he escaped from the two officers and all searches conducted have so far been negative.

Anyone with information is requested to call Crime Stoppers on 919.

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