Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Four Venezuelans, one Chinese national escape immigration detention

Five people escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) on Monday night and police and other arms of national security services are searching for them.

The TTPS issued a statement on Tuesday noting that around 5 am, checks were being made by officers at the IDC when they discovered that five men were missing. The men were last seen around 10 pm on Monday after the last cell visit by officers.

The escapees are Canyiing Yang, a Chinese national, Jose Leon Romero, Roni Jose Torres, Cezar Alejandre Moreno Cedeno and Miguel Fidel Ovid who are Venezuelan nationals.

Investigators have notified all ports of exit as efforts to locate them continue.

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