The Ghana Prisons Service is in search of a Chinese inmate at the Nsawam Maximum Security Prison, Wang Xiao, who is currently at large.
According to the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service, Superintendent Abdul Latif Adamu, Wang Xiao, escaped during a dental medical assessment at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.
Wang Xiao is serving a one-year jail term for theft at the Nsawam Maximum Security Prison.
Engaging the media on February 12, 2024, Superintendent Abdul Latif Adamu, said, “as it stands now, the issue is seriously under investigation, and we have mounted a strategy to search for and, if possible, recapture him.”
“That is why investigations are very necessary to establish how it happened and the factors that actually caused it. We have gotten a lot of leads that have proven to be successful in what we are doing,” he added.
Meanwhile, a photo of Wang Xiao, who is currently at large, has emerged.
In the image titled “Wanted Person”, Wang Xiao is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall, and averagely built. Anyone who comes into contact with him is advised to report to the nearest police station or call 0205959016 or 0291914307.