Manhunt underway for escaped prisoners in Pietermaritzburg

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Specialised police units are still searching for 18 escapees in Pietermaritzburg. They were among a group of 31 that made a break for it when the truck carrying them to court was attacked on Wednesday. Police say they will continue searching for the prisoners who are still on the run.

Prisoners

Officers say 5 heavily armed men confronted them, forcing them to open the back of the truck. 31 managed to escape, but 9 were recaptured shortly afterwards. Police say they will continue searching for the 22 still on the run, as well as the gunmen.

In other news – Mapula Mafole bags nomination at the #SAFTA2021

Mapula Mafole is excited as she bags nomination at the 2021 South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTA).

Mapula Mafole

The South African Film and Television Awards is Learn more an annual South African awards ceremony hosted by the National Film and Video Foundation, to honour creative excellence in the local film and television industry as assessed by the volunteer judges.

Source: eNCA

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