Ms M M Wenger to ask Mr D Plato, Minister of Community Safety:
What is the number of (a) attempted escapes and (b) escapes from police custody in the province for the last three financial years?
The South African Police Services informed me as follows:
(a) No attempted escapes were reported for the three years period.
(b) 2011/2012 - 164
2012/2013 - 180
2013/2014 - 151