Offender escapes at Barberton Correctional Centre

An inmate, Amos Shabangu Mashaba, has escaped at the Barberton Correctional Centre today.

The Department of Correctional Services and SAPS have launched a manhunt. An investigation will be instituted and the circumstances relating to the escape will be revealed once they have concluded the investigation.

READ | Police showered with bullets near crime scene

The inmate is from Bushbuckridge, Cunningmore A. Mashaba was convicted for rape, theft, murder and robbery. He is serving life sentence at Barberton Medium B.

READ MORE | Five suspects face fraud charges

The Department is appealing for help with any information that may lead to the re-arrest of the offender. “We consider him being dangerous. If spotted, they should share information with the nearest Police Station,” read the statement.

Related articles

Police investigate woman’s drive-thru fatal shooting incident

Sister of the late Chief Clyde Mnisi was shot multiple times at a Hazyview shopping centre on Thursday. The incident occurred at an eatery where the 35 year-old woman identified as Charlotte Nyalungu was with...

Six-year-old goes missing in Pienaar

A six-year-year boy has gone missing in Pienaar since yesterday. Junior Mabandla was last seen leaving home at around 15:00pm when he went to buy sweets at a local tuck shop. He was wearing a...

Stepfather handed two life terms for rape

The eMalahleni Regional Court sentenced a 46-year-old man for two counts of rape. The accused admitted guilt for the offence and the court subsequently convicted him of raping his stepdaughter and her younger sister in...

Woman appears in court for murder

A woman, identified as Lucy Clara Makhabane, appeared at the Nkomazi Magistrate’s Court in Tonga on Friday, May 10 on a charge of murder. This court appearance comes after a murder of another woman on...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.