POLICE in Lebowakgomo outside Polokwane in Limpopo have launched a manhunt for an awaiting-trial prisoner who escaped.
Constable Maphure Manamela said: “The court orderlies booked out prisoners to Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court at about 8.30 in the morning. After the proceedings, the prisoners were escorted back to the police station in a police van. The police opened the vehicle to escort the prisoners back to the holding cells but one prisoner escaped and vanished.
“He has been identified as Brian Madoda, 22, from Zimbabwe, who was arrested under the illegal immigration Act.”