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17 January 2018 17:11 (South Africa)

Prisoners try escape from South Gauteng High Court

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

EyeWitness News reports that prisoners may have tried to escape as they were brought to the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. Police have not yet confirmed the situation. If indeed an escape as taken place, this is the second escape in little more than a week, with nine prisoners escaping from the Kayelitsha Magistrate's Court holding cells on 15 September. Read more: EyeWitness News

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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