A CID officer assisted me to escape custody – Takoradi suspect declares

The suspect apprehended for the spiral kidnapping cases in twin city metropolitan area, Samuel Udotek Willison, has said an officer of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) assisted him to break jail. escape from police custody.

According to the suspect, the CID officer with support from two friends whose names he gave as Kwesi and John aided him to escape from his initial police custody.

He made the revelations at Takoradi District Court presided over by Michael Kudjo Ampadu.

According to him, he would be able to identify the CID officer who aided his escape if he is presented in a parade.

The judge adjourned the case to Monday, February 18, 2019.

Samuel Udotek is standing trial for escaping lawful custody, causing unlawful damage and resisting arrest after he escaped a Takoradi police cell on December 30, 2018.

The suspect used an object to cut the iron rod for the ventilation in the cell and escaped, the Western Regional police command explained.

It took seven police officers, who were on duty during the escape, 10 days to bring back the suspect or face the law.

News of his escape irked residents in Takoradi who questioned the police commitment to resolve a kidnapping case which has since grabbed national media attention.

Samuel Udotek Willison was recaptured January 10, 2019 in an abandoned building.

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