It’s been four days after the Mount Frere prisoners escaped through a hole in the wall and only three of the twelve have yet to be captured.
The second suspect, Sodlana Luphumzo was arrested on Friday afternoon in Bislan location. At the time of his escape, he was detained for burglary.
The third suspect, Ayanda Madzikane was arrested on Sunday, 3 October 2021 in Section B informal settlement in Mount Frere. He was awaiting trial for a case of robbery aggravating.
We are still awaiting the photos of the other prisoners for facial identification from the public, but these have not been made available yet.
Who are the escaped prisoners?
- Luthando Mangaliso-Rape
- Sikhona Manyambela Ntabankulu – Robbery Aggravated
- Funisile Nodada Ntabankulu- Robbery Aggravated
- Ntokozo Diko Ntabankulu- Robbery Aggravated
- Mandla Mcukana Mt Frere – Robbery Aggravated
- Bandile Banzi Blaai – Robbery Aggravated
- Aphelele Aros – Robbery
- Nkosikhona Ngcopheni- Theft (Found and Arrested)
- Ayanda Madzikane – Robbery Aggravated (Found and Arrested)
- Luphumzo Sodladls – Burglary Ress (Found and Arrested)
- Mbonowenkosi Boto – Robbery Aggravated
- Spelele Ngqetho – Robbery Aggravating
Police have warned that these men are very dangerous and that if anyone is aware of their locations that they should contact the police immediately. SAPS have also stated that pictures will be released for circulation as soon as possible.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of these criminals is asked to contact the Mount Frere Station Commander, Colonel Fundiswa Mhlamanzana on 0824992480 or 039 2550550 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or the nearest police station. All information is confidential and callers may remain anonymous.