Prisoner shot dead during escape from court holding cells in KZN
A prisoner was shot dead by police during a daring escape from the Umbumbulu Magistrate's Court holding cells, south of Durban, on Tuesday morning.
Reports from the scene indicate that two men allegedly robbed a police officer of his firearm after escaping from the holding cell.
KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Lt-Col Thulani Zwane confirmed the escape but provided no further details.
This is a developing story.
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