Thursday 20 January 2022

Tunnel escapee recaptured

The 35-year-old woman who escaped from Breda jail after digging a tunnel several meters deep, has been recaptured.


The woman had been found guilty of two counts of attempted murder and still had 21 months of her sentence to serve when she dug the tunnel using a spoon.
The woman’s picture was shown on a tv crime stoppers show earlier this week but those tips did not lead to her re-arrest, a justice ministry spokesman said.
Police are still hunting the person they suspect helped her escape.

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