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Mpuma cops searching for fugitives

Crime & Courts

Johannesburg - Mpumalanga police were on Tuesday still hunting for five men who escaped from the Mhala police station cells in Nelspruit.

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Six men cut through the bars around the exercise cell and escaped on Sunday, spokesman Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said in a statement.

“Police managed to re-arrest one prisoner, Trevor Khosa, 24, arrested for robbery, immediately after the incident.”

The five still on the run were France Jacky Sekgobela, 35, arrested for murder; Eugene Riding, 27, for murder; Rodney Nyakane, 26, murder; Tumelo Theko, 20, rape; and Ishmael Radingoana, 28, rape.

Mohlala said pieces of hacksaw blades were found in the cells. An internal investigation was underway to determine how they had managed to escape. - Sapa

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