Three convicted murderers on the run in Gauteng

Police are conducting a high-level investigation into the escape of three convicted murderers.

Eyewitness News (EWN) says the men are on the run after escaping from the High Court in Johannesburg on Thursday.

The group was part of four individuals sentenced to life in prison on for killing the Lawley family in southern Johannesburg in August 2016.

The three made a run for it before they could be transported to jail.

EWN journalist Gia Nicolaides has more on the story.

Unfortunately, up until this morning...police had still not confirmed. It was only after Eyewitness News broke the story, did police actually release a statement and mugshots, giving us further information.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN reporter

Police did say they are willing to offer a reward for those who can give any sort of information to find these men.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN reporter

They are trying to find out who may have assisted them to escape.

Gia Nicolaides, EWN reporter

Click on the link below to listen to listen to the full report....


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