The incident in which about twenty prisoners fled from a courthouse in Abidajan was an escape and not an attack, the state prosecutor of Ivory Coast Adou Richard Christophe has confirmed.

The escape was organised by armed men wearing masks. Eye witnesses accounted seeing “gangsters” entering the court in costumes and pulling out guns.

Prisoners who had come to the court for a hearing had their cuffs unlocked by members of the gang on gun point.

A statement by the Prosecutor’s office said none…
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