Updated: Four prisoners escape, one recaptured

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia

Vickram Persaud

One of four prisoners, who escaped while at te Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, was Monday afternoon recapatured.

Police are on the manhunt for the other three, according to top police sources. Crime Chief, Senior Superintendent Leslie James said the men escaped after removing the grill work from a ventilation at the court’s holding cell.

Another police source identified the recaptured prisoner as Steven Bacchus of  Block ‘E’ Sophia  who has been charged with the murder of Constable Quincy Wright in January, 2014.

Sources said the other escapees are Seon Cummings, who is facing several robbery charges,  Vickram “Lil John”Persaud who was charged with the murder of Tactical Services Unit rank Constable Cumberbatch in September,2013 and Randolph Marks who was charged with last month’s murder of the Patsan Trading Sales representative, Bharrat Ramcharan.