Pris­oner switches places with twin, re­cap­tured

Hindustan Times (Delhi) - - INDIAUNSEEN -

LON­DON: A pris­oner who mounted an ex­tra­or­di­nary es­cape from a Peru­vian jail by swap­ping places with his vis­it­ing twin brother has been re­cap­tured. The ar­rest of Alexan­der Jhe­fer­son Del­gado Her­rera marks the end of more than a year on the run from author­i­ties. He had been serv­ing a 16-year sen­tence when his twin brother Gian­carlo vis­ited in Jan­uary last year. Alexan­der al­legedly drugged Gian­carlo and changed into his clothes be­fore walk­ing out of the prison.

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