Report – Special correspondent in Dili
Policemen in Timor-Leste have recaptured at least 13 of the 24 inmates who escaped from Becora prison in the capital Dili at the weekend, the Jakarta Globe reports.
Two dozen inmates escaped from the prison on Sunday by beating up wardens and fleeing through the main gate as they returned to their cells after mass, an official told Agence France-Presse.
The escapees, including two militants who fought against the nation’s independence from Indonesia, had been among more than 350 prisoners at morning worship at a hall in the prison. Read more »