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CCTV Exposes Two Ghanaian Jail Officers Aiding Chinese language Prisoner escape at Nsawam Jail | –



Two jail officers have appeared in an Accra Circuit Courtroom on charges of aiding Wang Xiao, a Chinese language convicted prisoner at Nsawam Medium Jail, in escaping.

Joseph Oteng and Sergeant Isaac Boateng Bonsu have been charged with conspiracy and aiding escape.

The accused correctional officers allegedly instructed their superiors that proper after going to the hospital, they’ve been approached by a Toyota Vitz vehicle, which then drove absent with the convict.

Alternatively, CCTV footage from a resort has uncovered them. The CCTV footage indicated that the accused people escorted the Chinese language Convict to a Resort to fulfill his wife in a room.

The convict and his wife allegedly escaped across the room’s balcony whereas the officers waited within the lodge reception area.

They’ve pleaded not accountable, and the court docket docket presided round by Mrs Afia Owusua Appiah has granted them bail within the sum of GhC100,000 each single, with two sureties to be justified.

They’re to reappear on April 9, 2024. The prosecution, led by Major Inspector Knowledge Alorwu, said that the complainant was the third in command on the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons, and the accused
had been being serving lower than his supervision.

The prosecution reported on February 7, 2024, at throughout 0700 a number of hours, the 2 officers had been particular to escort Wang Xiao, a Chinese language nationwide serving a 1-year sentence at Nsawam Medium Stability Prisons, to Korle-Bu Coaching Clinic for therapy.

Nsawam Prison

The prosecutor talked about that simply after the convict was taken care of by an expert medical officer on the hospital’s Dental Division, the 2 accused agreed to accompany him to the Oceans Lodge in Korle Gonno to satisfy up together with his partner for a dialogue in alternate for a reward of GHC1,000, which they agreed to interrupt up.

In accordance to Chief Inspector Alorwu, the accused taken out the convict’s handcuffs and took him to the resort reception. The second accused, Bonsu, educated the receptionist that they had been being there to see someone in simply one of many rooms.

The prosecution defined the 2 accused despatched the convict to the realm, the place they met his alleged wife, who supplied them KFC rice and eat while she “spends a while with the husband by itself.”

Upon returning to the resort residence to get in contact with the convict, the accused realized that every the convict and his alleged wife had fled by means of the balcony.

The prosecutor talked about that quickly after the convict fled, the accused proceeded to Tema Station Hockey to cover {the handcuffs} with a witness within the circumstance.

They right away termed their superiors in Nsawam and educated them that when escorting the convict from the healthcare facility, they’ve been unexpectedly stopped by a yellow and black unregistered Toyota Vitz taxi, and the inmate leapt into the taxi and fled with it.

The prosecutor stated the accused had been interrogated by their superiors on the Prisons Nationwide headquarters, who then submitted a proper criticism to the Police on February 13, 2024.

Throughout investigations, the accused led regulation enforcement to the resort. A overview of CCTV footage uncovered that the convict and his partner jumped from the balcony of the to start out with-flooring making and fled though the accused had been being stress-free within the reception space after receiving meals from the convict’s partner.

The prosecutor said that it was solely when the resort workers alerted them to take a look at on the prisoner that they realised he had escaped.

Supply:  GNA