The Western regional police have re-arrested three convicts who broke jail three days ago at the Hiawa prison.
Three inmates of the Hiawa prisons in the Amenfi Central District in the Western Region who broke jail have been re-arrested after they escaped from cell.
Narrating the incident, the Commander in-charge of the Hiawa Prisons, ASP Gbadre Cephas said the inmates broke jail on the 28th April, 2015.
The suspected criminals were reported to be hiding at Tarkwa Bremang, a town close to the Hiawa prisons.
He added that the three men were doing small scale mining there to get "a little resource" to escape when one of them stole gallons of diesel when locals in the town reported to the police who moved in to arrest them.
According to the commander, when one of the prisoner was about to be lynched, he confessed that ,he was an inmate of Hiawa Prisons and the mob subsequently sent him to police station. His other colleague inmates were also re-arrested.
Meanwhile, 13 criminals were reported to have escaped from jail in four cells within two months.
Seven of them at Denu in the Volta Region, of which five have been recaptured, two at the Tepa Police Station with the latest at Asiwa and Nsuta.