Police in Witpoort, Ga-Seleka outside Lephalale has launched a massive manhunt for the three awaiting trial prisoners who escaped from police holding cells on Thursday.
Limpopo Police Spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said preliminary police investigations indicated that these prisoners cut the roof of the exercise room and escaped.
“Circumstances of the incident is still unknown,” said Ngoepe.
Police identified the escapees as Jeremiah Mochongo (34), Lovermore Onward Morere (35) and Innocent Khumalo (43) they are all Mozambican nationals arrested for murder.
Any information that can lead to their arrest, may contact Detective Warrant Officer Pitso Radipabe at 0824142279 or crime stop number 0860010111 or the nearest police station.
Circumstances around the escaping incident are still being investigated.