Hawks seeks assistance to locate escapee #Wanted #CrimeStop EASTERN CAPE - The Hawks Serious Organised Crime investigation in East London is seeking assistant that could lead to the arrest of Lundi Mzimkhulu (33), who escaped from the lawful custody at Sada Prison in 14 August 2020 .
It is alleged that
Mzimkhulu aided by several other inmates, allegedly pointed at the correctional officials with a firearm, pushed them into the office, grabbed the prison gate keys, car keys and stripped them of the clothing items restricting officials to a water closet.
Six inmates broke out of prison reportedly wearing officials' uniform jacket and caps driving a state vehicle.
Three of the six were rearrested whilst Mzimkhulu and two others are still at large.
Initially, Mzimkulu was among three other suspect who were allegedly linked to a cash-in-transit heist in November 2018 in Whittlesea.
They were arrested the same day and the police recovered the stolen money and two Firearms used in the commission of crime.
The trio overpowered two police officers escorting
them to Whittlesea Court in 11 March 2020, seized their Firearms and used the police van to escape, which was later found abandoned in Dongwe location.
Mzimkulu was on the 25 March 2020 rearrested.
Anyone with information about the escapees whereabouts can contact the investigating officer, Captain Nobuzwe Myeki on 071 481 3073 or Crime stop on 08600-10111, information received will be treated with utmost confidentiality.