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handcuffsTimeslive reports that two prison wardens were arrested on Thursday for allegedly helping 16 inmates escape last week from the Johannesburg Correctional Centre prison.  

The two were due to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday.  Police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said:  “We are still continuing with the investigation.  I can’t confirm if more people are going to be arrested.”  The 16 awaiting trial inmates escaped from the colloquially known Sun City prison on 9 April after removing part of a brick wall.  Correctional Services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo applauded the arrests.

  • Read this report by Nico Gous and Naledi Shange in full at Timeslive

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