Police launch manhunt for escaped awaiting trial prisoners

The Police in Sekgosese outside Giyani have launched a massive manhunt for the four (04) awaiting trial prisoners who escaped from the Police holding cells last night on 2018-03-13.

They were arrested for the following crimes:

Lucky Nchaupa (20) from Thakgalane village arrested for murder.

Sunnyboy Maleka (32) from Raphahlelo village arrested for burglary.

Sekgopotso Cafus Nakana (30) from Bolobedu arrested for armed robbery.

Thabang Mashashane (25) from Sephukhubje arrested for rape.

Meanwhile in Lulekane outside Phalaborwa, the Police have also launched a massive manhunt for the two awaiting trial prisoners who escaped from the Police vehicle near Ga-Selwane village while being transported from prison to appear before Court in Phalaborwa.

They were identified as follows:

Chris Matlou (27) arrested for rape and murder.

Jonathan Ngoako (28) arrested for rape.

The Police investigations on both incidents are still continuing.

Anyone with information which can lead to the re-arrest of the suspects on both incidents, may contact Captain Richard Boshomane at 079 894 5501 or the crime stop number 0860010111 or crime sms line 32211 or the nearest Police Station.

Source: South African Police Service