Four escapees re-arrested, one still at large.

South African Police Service

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The South African Police Service management in Mpumalanga lauds the determination and hard work by the men and women in blue for their swift action in re-arresting four of the five fugitives who escaped from the Acornhoek police cells over the weekend.

The assiduous cops with the help of faithful community members, were able to recapture the four escapees after an intelligence driven sting operation. Only one of the five is still outstanding.

The arrested fugitives, Mashaba Lody, Katekani Lubisi, Sabata Maboi and Prosperity Moeng will appear soon before the Acornhoek and Bushbuckridge Magistrates’ Courts, facing their initial cases as well as an additional charge of escaping from lawful custody.

The community is hereby requested to further assist with information that may lead to the arrest of Tshireledzo Makhadzi, who is the remaining fugitive on the list.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Lieutenant Colonel Hanyani Mushwana at 0824691298.

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