Escaped prisoner captured in Omai

Robbery under arms accused Keron Cummings who was one of the prisoners who escaped during a well-planned break-out from the lockups at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court last month, was yesterday morning recaptured, Crime Chief Leslie James has confirmed.

James told Stabroek News that Cummings’ almost six weeks of freedom came to an end some time during the wee hours yesterday when he was caught in the Omai area in Region Seven. Cummings, a resident of Sophia, is in police custody and is expected to make a court appearance this week charged with escaping from lawful custody.

On May 19, Cummings and three other prisoners managed to escape through a small ventilation window of the lockups before scaling a chain link fence and making their way through a bushy alleyway that leads out to Brickdam. After realizing what had transpired police managed to recapture murder accused Steve Bacchus before he could get far but the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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