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Antigua: Work To Begin On Section Of Roof Used As ‘escape Route’ At National Prison

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Antigua: Work To Begin On Section Of Roof Used As 'escape Route' At National Prison

In Antigua, work is set to begin on a compromised section of the roof at the national prison, which is apparently used as an escape route by inmates.

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The Minister responsible for national security, Steadroy Benjamin, told the Anitgua Observer this week that the old Remand Housing Centre roof will be repaired.

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Just last week, two prisoners, Ramone Thomas and Kelson Andrew, apparently got away through the compromised roof in the building; they then jumped over the prison wall

Antigua‘s prison boss, Jermaine Anthony, confirmed the roof had been in need of repair for some time.