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About a dozen suspects flee in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, after escaping from prison in a violent escape that left a police sergeant with bruises.
The mass collapse of the dungeon happened at approximately 6:40 am in the Zenu-Atadeka police station in Kpone-Katamanso municipality.
According to a police statement, the officer was attacked when he opened cell doors to place a suspect behind bars.
The statement said that one of the inmates suddenly poured hot porridge on his face, while the rest pushed the iron gate open and fled.
Investigations are under way for pretrial detainees for various crimes, including theft and theft.
They were named after Basit Soliman, Richard Remo, Ibrahim Adams, Suleiman Karim, Musa Ali, and Musa Ibrahim.
The rest are Suleiman Ibrahim, Abu Sadiq, Mubarak Siti, Ibrahim Fosseni, Aziz Fosseni and Amish Accorli.
But police said in the statement that suspect Adams was re-arrested in his hideout in Kopcrow No. 2.
And a serious hunt began to recover the remaining fugitives. A police source told dailymailgh.com that the Regional Police Command in Greater Accra has been notified of this development.
Security experts on various forums expressed their concern about the state of Ghana’s police stations when a similar incident occurred at the Kwabenya Police Station in Accra in January 2018.
The event was organized by six heavily armed men who shot and killed an officer on duty, Inspector Emmanuel Achilievi, in cold blood.