Zenu jail break: 7 escapees re-arrested
Police in Tema has re-arrested seven inmates who escaped from the Zenu Atadeka Police Cells in the Ashaiman Municipality.
Three of the cell breakers were arrested on the day of the incident, Sunday, April 4, 2021, at their hideout in Kubekrom.
The others were picked up in separate operations in Juapong on April 6, 2021.
The seventh escapee, 21-year-old, Sumaila Karim, surrendered himself to the police on April 8, 2021.
Acting Public Relations Officer of the Tema Police Command, Chief Inspector Stella Dede Dzakpasu said the six escapees were dragged before the Ashaiman Circuit Court.
All six were convicted on their own pleas and slapped with charges related to their escape from lawful custody.
The seventh escapee, however, is yet to be arraigned.
Chief Inspector Dzapasu added that they were on a manhunt for five other suspects who escaped from the same police station.
The escapees are Richard Remeo, 30; Sulemana Ibrahim, 23; Abu Sadique, 29; Ibrahim Fuseini, 26 and 38-year-old Aziz Fuseini.
How the suspects escaped
The jailbreak happened at about 6:40 am on Sunday, April 4, 2021, when a police officer on duty was about to place one of the suspects, Aziz Fuseini, who had been arrested on a bench warrant in a cell.
When the police officer on duty opened the cell, the said suspect who was holding porridge in a polythene bag, spilt the hot porridge in the face of the police officer paving way for him (suspect) and 11 others already in detention to escape.