Staff Reporter/ PretoriaLIVE
9 December 2020
Pretoria- A manhunt and an internal investigation have been launched after the escape of two criminals from the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre in Tshwane.
“The escapees are Thabo Zacharia Muyambo from Mozambique serving a life sentence for 21 counts of various crimes including rape, robbery and kidnapping; and Johannes Chauke from Zimbabwe serving 20 years for house breaking offences,” Singabakho Nxumalo, Department of Correctional Services have said
“The two are still at large and members of the Emergency Support Team from Correctional Services are working closely with the South African Police Service, hot on their heels and these escapees shall be brought back behind bars,” said Nxumalo.
Nxumalo added that the DCS has also initiated an internal investigation into this incident. Members of the public are urged to contact the nearest police station should they come into contact with them.