Police deny hostage-taker at MSSS is prison escapee

MAUN: A gun-toting prison escapee is alleged to have sneaked into Maun Senior Secondary School (MSSS) campus last Thursday and took a schoolgirl hostage in a bid for freedom.

But the police have not accepted the version by the school head teacher, Selebatso Modisaemang that the rogue entered the school and grabbed one of the girls and kept her hostage for six hours.

Assistant Superintendent Oabile Hulela of Maun police on Monday confirmed a case of that nature was opened at the police station.

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