Source: Channel NewAsiaRead country-profile
Indonesia: search on for two dozen inmates after Indonesia prison break
Indonesian authorities are searching for two dozen inmates who escaped from a prison by sawing through the iron bars of a ventilation window, police said Monday (Jul 23).
While six inmates were quickly apprehended after the Sunday escape, another 25 are still on the run from Doyo prison, an institution for drug offenders in easternmost Papua province, authorities said.
“We have deployed officers to hunt them, secure the borders, the harbour, airport and also to set up extra security behind the prison,“ said Jayapura police chief Victor Dean Mackbon.
Read full article.