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Escapee in custody

Ana Madigibuli
Tuesday, December 04, 2012

A 36-YEAR-OLD escapee was recaptured by the police at Shirley Park in Lautoka yesterday.

Fiji Police Force spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said Deshwan Dutt, who was in remand for a case of aggravated robbery, had escaped from the Suva Corrections Centre on Sunday afternoon. Ms Naisoro said police had found Dutt at Shirley Park after a tip-off.

She said Dutt is being held in police custody.

Dutt was in custody for his alleged role as the driver of the getaway vehicle used in the Samabula BSP Bank robbery on September 19 this year.