17 suspects escape police detention in Gondar after digging through their cells


Kwao Saa

About 17 suspects escaped from police custody on Wednesday in Dabat, North Gondar.

According to the North Gondar Police Department, the prisoners made their escape by digging through their cell.

Dessie Muluye, the deputy police commander of the North Gondar police department said there were about 25 prisoners in the prison cell. Eight of the prisoners in the cell reportedly refused to escape although the had the chance to get away.

Two the escapees were reportedly being held for homicide while the other 15 prisoners were incarcerated for different charges.

The police has launched a manhunt for the escapees. […] CONTINUE READING