ESCAPED INMATE CAUGHT
A 28-YEAR-old who escaped from a prison in Mahikeng has been rearrested in Mthatha, Eastern Cape police said.
Mandisi Makhanda, who was serving a life sentence and escaped some time ago, was apprehended on Wednesday by Ngqeleni police and the Mthatha Flying Squad who acted on a tip-off.
Makhanda was found in possession of a police issue 9mm Parabellum pistol, with the serial number filed off, two magazines and 14 rounds of ammunition.
Makhanda is the brother of Simphiwe Makhanda, re-arrested in September after he escaped from prison. | African News Agency (ANA)