Kidds Beach escapee re-arrested

South African Police Service

Kidds Beach escapee re-arrested
Kidds Beach escapee re-arrested

A 35-year-old suspect who escaped from lawful custody on 25 July 2021 at 11:00 from Kidds Beach Police Station has been re-arrested after the 72-hour activation plan was put in place.

A task team was set up and members worked around the clock in an intensive search.

A breakthrough was made after information was received, followed up and turned to be positive and the suspect Mawethu Dingela was found hiding in a shack at Ncera Village 2 in Kidds Beach.

The Circumstances surrounding his escaping are still under investigation.

He is expected to appear before the East London Magistrates’ Court today on a charge of escaping from lawful custody.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service