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Escaped prisoners in Papua 'return' as security tightens

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 01:02

The majority of nearly 300 inmates who fled a torched jail in Papua during a wave of civil unrest in Indonesia's easternmost region, had since willingly turned themselves in, said the head of the prison on Thursday, as tensions eased. Emer McCarthy reports.

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The majority of nearly 300 inmates who fled a torched jail in Papua during a wave of civil unrest in Indonesia's easternmost region, had since willingly turned themselves in, said the head of the prison on Thursday, as tensions eased. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Escaped prisoners in Papua 'return' as security tightens

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 01:02