Vijay Sanchara, the convicted prisoner who escaped from the Mazaruni Prison’s farm on Wednesday, was recaptured on Thursday afternoon.
Acting Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels confirmed that Sanchara, 31, a resident of Wakenaam, was recaptured at Goat Creek around 5.15pm and was placed in police custody. No other details were provided.
Sanchara was serving a seven-year sentence for attempted murder when he escaped. He is expected to be charged with escaping from lawful custody.