Police helped me to escape jail - Armed robber confesses

A remand prisoner at the Kumasi Central prison who vanished from custody has confessed that the police and prison officers helped him to escape jail.

Kumasi Central Prison

The escaped prisoner identified as Abdul Razak was one of five people charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery, escaped from the Kumasi Central Prisons on November 2, 2018.

According to reports, the prisoner who was standing trial for various offenses escaped the prison without any physical jailbreak.


Abdul-Razak is said to have some spiritual powers in a special ring which he uses to outwit the security agencies each time he is involved in a crime and used it to vanish from the prison.

But Abdul Razak who was re-arrested and put before a High Court presided over by Justice Francis Obiri said his escape was aided by some police and prison officers.

However, the court has ordered the Regional Police Command to produce Sgt. Kofi Fofie and Sgt. Agbenor Mathias.

It has also ordered the Regional Prisons Command to produce before the court all prison officers registered with surnames; Ofori or Asamoah on April 2, 2019.


Rufai Bashiru, Abdellah Mohammed, aka Survival, one Alhaji (at large), Abdul Razak, also known as Ahmed and Sulemana Abdul Moomin are standing trial for conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery.


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