Johnson Kombian Notorious robber attempts another jailbreak with 2 others

Kombian, who is currently on a death sentence for killing two police officers on October 17, 2010, was said to have moved from his “condemned cell” to the main prison yard together with his two cell mates around midnight.

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The Nsawam Medium Security Prison has been locked-down following an alleged attempt by the notorious criminal, Johnson Kombian, and two others, to break jail late Sunday.

Kombian, who is currently on a death sentence for killing two police officers on October 17, 2010, was said to have moved from his “condemned cell” to the main prison yard together with his two cell mates around midnight.

DSP Courage Atsem, the Eastern Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service, has told Accra-based Citi FM that “there was an attempted escape last night [Sunday], which was foiled by the officers on duty. Everybody is in intact. The Police have begun a full scale investigations into the incident to get the full details of what occurred.”

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Armed robber Kombian sentenced to death 

The notorious jailbird, Kombian, alias Garkum, was arrested, tried and sentenced to seven years in prison by the Tamale Circuit Court.

He, however, escaped while serving his jail term and fled to his hometown, Nakpanduri in the Bunkprugu Yunyoo District of the Northern Region, where he sought refuge.

Kombian  was charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder in October 2010 after he was accused of ambushing and killing two police officers and leaving another injured in the Nakpanduri area in the Northern region. He later fled to neighbouring Togo.

He was, however, re-arrested through the efforts of INTERPOL, when he crossed the border at Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District to visit his girlfriend on November 19, 2010.

On August 19, 2015, Kombian was sentenced to death by hanging on two counts of murder, after a seven-member jury returned a guilty verdict. He is also serving a 30-year jail term on the charge of conspiracy.

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