Monday 9 December, 2019

IDC escapee recaptured

One of the 10 men who escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) last month has been recaptured.

The suspect, a 25-year-old Grenadian national, was held yesterday morning in a house off Mt Hope Road, Mt Hope.

Officers of the Northern Division, led by PC Seetram, received intelligence which led them to the home where the suspect was found.

A search of the home was conducted and officers found a seized a Glock 19 pistol loaded with 15 rounds of ammunition.

The escapee was immediately arrested.

He is aiding police inquiries and is expected to be brought before the courts on Tuesday to answer charges of possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition and escaping lawful custody.

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