All 68 inmates who escaped from a jail in South Africa’s Western Cape on Friday have been rearrested, the government says.
Prison officials were praised for “restoring stability” following a two-day manhunt.
The break-out happened after inmates at Malmesbury Prison “overpowered” staff during an exercise session.
They then locked three officers in a cell before freeing other prisoners and escaping over a roof, authorities said.
Previous reports said they had escaped while being transferred to court for trial.
South Africa’s prison body had originally said 69 inmates escaped, but the…