CORRECTION TO GPS PRESS RELEASE

Further to the Press Release naming three (03) prisoners who escaped from the Lusignan Prison (Holding Bay) on November 21, 2020, a detailed, forensic re-check of the names of the prisoners officially recorded in the location’s records against the names given by prisoners during the physical muster held as soon as the escape was discovered has revealed that two (02) prisoners (not three (03)) escaped.

The two (02) escapees are:

  1. Phillip Jhogroo
  2. Donald Baird

The Guyana Prison Service regrets the error.

Committed Prisoner: GU578/18 Phillip Jhogroo

Offence: Murder

Address: Lot B3 Goed Intent Leguan

Date of Birth: 13 June 1972

Remanded Prisoner GU409/20 Donald Baird

Offence: Murder 

Address: Lot 22 Hardina Street, Wortmanville

Date of Birth: 01 March, 1980

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