LEPHALALE — Jimmy Motlogelwa (22) escaped from lawful custody from Lephalale Magistrate’s Court cells at about 11:30 on Tuesday 18 October.
Motlogelwa was arrested for burglary and sexual assault CAS138/10/2016.
According to WO Frans Mokoena, Lephalale SAPS spokesperson, it is alleged that he escaped from the court cells while he was waiting in the passage to appear in court. He escaped by unlocking his foot cuffs with the original keys. He thereafter broke the burglar doors and escaped through an unused court chamber. An escape case is opened per CAS211/10/2016.
Anyone with any information on Motlogelwa’s whereabouts can contact WO Mokoena on
072 465 9056.