Fellow escapee, 25-year-old Thwala appeared in court for a murder committed in Jeppe in April as well as the alleged possession of an unlawful firearm and ammunition.
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Two sources have confirmed to News24 that judges at the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg were on lockdown for an hour on Wednesday afternoon, after two awaiting trial prisoners escaped.
Two prisoners awaiting trial for murder have escaped from the Johannesburg high court.
It’s understood the pair escaped from the court on Wednesday afternoon.
The two men got away on Wednesday afternoon ahead of their High Court appearance on charges of murder.