Jail break 2 prisoners escape from Amanfrom prisons

Two prisoners have escaped from the Amanfrom prisons in the Ashanti region

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Two prisoners are on the loose and the Ghana Prisons Service want the public's help to locate them.

The two who were serving various sentences at the Amanfrom Camp Prisons, near Kumasi, in the Ashanti region were said to have escaped on Friday July 10, 2015.

Prison officers have initiated investigations into how the duo managed to escape lawful custody.

Their names are yet to be made public. They were said to have escaped whilst working with their colleagues on a vegetable farm in the afternoon.

According to Lance Corporal George Owusu, Assistant Regional Prisons Public Relations Officer (PRO), “Nobody knows how it happened…we are still investigating to know how the whole thing happened.”

He explained on Friday, inmates who had just been granted amnesty in the Ashanti region were released.

After leaving for their homes, those who were to go to the farm were able dispatched and within that short period the two escaped.

He said a search a party was looking for the escapees and added the officers involved would be investigated.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Mike Oquaye Ghana's Speaker of Parliament is a "big fool" - Sekou Nkrumahbullet
2 REGSEC Coordinator Attack Delta Force Leader apologises to Nana Addo...bullet
3 Cars for MDA's Prez Nana Addo halts purchase of new vehicles...bullet
4 COCOBOD Matters Hackman shocked over GHc 70,000 salary for COCOBOD CEObullet
5 Pension Pay 40 former MPs drag govt to court over pension paybullet
6 AMERI Power Plant NPP reveals more fishy deal on AMERIbullet
7 AMERI Power Plant Here is the full report on the $510m...bullet
8 Wrong Robbery Suspected armed robber electrocuted at Oyarifabullet
9 AMERI Power Plant NPP Committee report on AMERI power...bullet
10 Sad News Thunder kills prophetess at Assin Fosubullet

Top Videos

1 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day - Asiedu Nketiabullet
2 Video Metro Mass bus catches fire on Cape Coast-Kasoa highwaybullet
3 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophetbullet
4 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
5 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries his...bullet
6 Meet Aisha the female mate who aspires to be a driverbullet
7 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
8 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more...bullet
9 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a ghostbullet
10 Obinim saga We had sex only once - Obinim victims confessbullet

News