Philip Amane

Amane is new Buimo Jail Commander

Superintendent Judy Tara who was the jail commander when the jail breakout occurred is been suspended pending an investigation into the incident.

A police team with officers from the CS Headquarters are also on ground to go over the matter.

The Correctional Service Acting Comissioner Bernard Nepo has confirmed as of this afternoon that there are 64 Buimo escapees still at large.

Initially there were 94 escapees; however, 30 have been recaptured.

Of the 30, 12 are confirmed dead while 18 have been seriously wounded.