Two Limpopo awaiting trial prisoners escaped while being transported in a state vehicle on Friday
Police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said that the two, Petrus "Small" Moyo and Witness Simango are Zimbabwean nationals who were arrested for murder and robbery . 19659002] "It is alleged that the police transported prisoners from Lephalale to Polokwane earlier on Friday.On the way, close to Steilloop, the duo cut open the roof of the moving police truck, jumped out and disappeared into the nearby bushes," said Ngoepe. .
Moyo is accused of murder, burglary and theft. He was confirmed to have entered South Africa illegally. Simango was linked to a series of home robberies and burglary in Lephalale and the surrounding areas.
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