A shocking start to the working week for the Waigani District Court House this morning as 9 remand detainees from the Boroko Police station that were taken to the court house for hearings today escaped under the very nose of the Court.
At the Moment it is uncertain as to how they managed to get away from the Guards at the court house but facts ascertained from credible sources say that the locks on the gates at the Court house were not locked and also unmanned.
Waigani Police Station Commander, Inspector Bill Werake has advised that 4 from the 9 detainees have been apprehended by police but the other 5 remain at large.
“I overheard on the police radio that 9 had escaped from the Court house and immediately dispatched units to the scene. We currently have 4 of the 9 back in custody but the others remain at large and we are hoping to catch them as soon as possible.”
He added that a few of them managed to run into crowds in the surrounding areas and blend in, making it a challenge for the men in blue.
Right now the manhunt for the remaining 5 is underway.