South African police in Gauteng have launched a manhunt after six inmates escaped from custody. The inmates escaped while enroute to Court at Vosloorus.
According to reports, the police truck transporting the prisoners was ambushed by three armed men driving a silver Audi vehicle at the corner of Barry Marais and Rondebult streets.
The five of the six escapees were due at Court for a Dawnpark case of business robbery, attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearm and the sixth escapee was due for his first appearance on a shoplifting case.
The accused are: