Prisoners escape from South Gauteng High Court

Gauteng police say several prisioners have escaped from the high court in Johannesburg. Two are charged with murder. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Police are investigating after several prisoners escaped from the South Gauteng High court on Friday.

Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubela said police were on sight to investigate further.

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"Police officers are on the scene and will look into how the prisoners managed to escape", said Makhubela.

It is not clear how many prisoners escaped, however, the court was evacuated.

Source
eNCA