Swift and tactical action by members of the Joint Services following information received, resulted in the recapture of two of the October 20, 2020 escapees from the Holding Bay at Lusignan.

Back in custody are Alex Matthias and Arnold Kennedy. They were recaptured at Zeelugt public road East Bank Essequibo. The prisoners will aid the ongoing investigation for the escape and will also be processed for charges.

“Thanks to all those persons who helped to get the information about the escape out to the public, the support of the public for providing information on their location and the Joint Services members for conducting a clinical recapture,”
Gladwin Samuels, the Director of Prisons said this morning.


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