Mafinga ,12.02.2015 ZANIS — A dangerous criminal facing a series of criminal charges in Mafinga local court has escaped from the lawful custody .
Muchinga province police commissioner Auxensio Kwezekani Daka has confirmed the incidence in an interview today.
Mr. Daka has since identified the escapee as Dickson Singogo of Mafinga district who escaped from the police cells on early hours of yesterday.
He explained that Singogo was facing one count of aggravated robbery and was take to Mafinga were the circuited court is seating and was expected to appear before magistrate john Phiri, yesterday
The alleged criminal is a very dangerous one as he was also involved in the three fire arms theft from neighboring Malawi, he said..
He said the police in Muchinga and eastern province have since launched a man hunt.
Meanwhile the police commissioner has appealed to the community to harbour the man if seen in their area.
Mr Daka said the criminal is dangerous people should be on the lookout on any suspicious strange looking man.
The escapee was fortnightly involved in the agar rivaled robbery in Mafinga were is all edged to have used fire arm .