As reported by police spokesperson Kay Makhubela, The High Court in Johannesburg was locked today. No one can enter or leave the building. The reason for the court’s lockdown is the escape of several prisoners.
According to official information, at least six people leave their cells and two have managed to escape. Police described escaped crimes as dangerous, they were charged with murders.
Earlier, the court was evacuated while police conducted a search. It was thought the prisoners were hiding out somewhere in the court premises.
Police officers declared that they are searching for suspects and trying to figure out the means of the way out.