Prison warders in Bungoma have shot dead a remandee who made a daring escape from Bungoma GK prison.
They also arrested another suspect who was scaling the wall ready to escape.
Confirming the incident Bungoma South OCPD Wilson Nanga said that the two remandees made a daring escape in different directions on Sunday November 22.
The report was later filed at Bungoma police station via OB No 14/22/11/2020 at 1000hrs by IP Isaac Simiyu the duty officer for Bungoma main prison.
“As prisoners were finishing taking breakfast two remandees namely (1).Caleb Masinde Keya alias Kale Bukusu male adult aged 25yrs a remandee of rape case SOA 53/2020.(2) Douglas Wekulo Khaoya Bukusu male adult aged 31yrs a remandee of murder case vide HCR 24/2020,” said the OCPD.
He said that they made a daring escape in two different directions one Caleb ran to the upper side where he was confronted by Cpl Kitui who was patrolling along the perimeter he managed to re-arrest him as he was scaling the perimeter fence.
The second remandee namely Douglas Wekhulo Khaoya managed to jump over two perimeter fences and he was spotted by sentry tower No.2 PC Olekini Letina who challenged him to stop but he defied the order.
He ran towards Bungoma High School Napier grass farm where he was fatally shot.
“The matter was reported at Bungoma police station and scene was visited by OCS and DCI team, The scene was processed by scenes of crime Bungoma and the body was moved to Bungoma county Refferal Hospital Mortuary awaiting autopsy,” said Nanga.