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Four foreign inmates escape Bali prison through tunnel

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    The Jakarta Post

Denpasar | Mon, June 19, 2017 | 03:27 pm
Four foreign inmates escape Bali prison through tunnel Australian national Shaun Edward Davidson arrives at Kerobokan Prison in Bali, escorted by immigration officers, in this April 2016 file photo. (Tribunnews.com/Rizal Fanany)

Four foreign inmates have managed to dig a tunnel and escape Kerobokan Prison in Denpasar, Bali. 

Kerobokan chief warden Tony Nainggolan said prison guards became aware of the escape during a routine inspection on Monday morning. 

“We found that the four inmates were missing during the inspection,” Tony was quoted by tribunnews.com

The escaped inmates have been identified as Australian Shaun Edward Davidson aka Eddi Lonsdale aka Michael John Bayman, Bulgarian Dimitar Nikolov, Indian Syaed Mohammed Said and Malaysian Tee Kok King Bin Tee Kim Sai. 

Read also: Australian fugitive arrested in Bali over fake identity

After searching the premises, prison guards discovered a tunnel dug by the inmates behind the prison clinic. The 15-meter-long tunnel, with an opening measuring only 75 centimeters by 50 centimeters, emerges on Jl. Raya Mertanadi. 

The police are currently hunting down the inmates. (dmr)

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