PNG prisoner escapes while in hospital

A man described as a well known underworld figure in Papua New Guinea has escaped custody a second time – this time while receiving hospital treatment.

Tommy Maeva Baker gave warders the slip while in Port Moresby General Hospital.

TheĀ Post CourierĀ reported he ran to a waiting vehicle which then disappeared.

Mr Baker is facing trial over robberies in Alotau in Milne Bay and at Kupiano station in Abau in Central Province.

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