Prison officers check the culvert used by a Chinese prisoner to escape by digging a 30-metre tunnel under the prison walls in Tangerang, Banten province. Photo: – AFP Prison officers check the culvert used by a Chinese prisoner to escape by digging a 30-metre tunnel under the prison walls in Tangerang, Banten province. Photo: – AFP
Prison officers check the culvert used by a Chinese prisoner to escape by digging a 30-metre tunnel under the prison walls in Tangerang, Banten province. Photo: – AFP

Chinese drug trafficker on death row in Indonesia escapes from prison through sewers

  • Cai Changpan was sentenced to death in 2017 for trafficking 135kg (298lb) of crystal meth to Indonesia
  • He dug a hole from his prison cell into waste pipes and on to a road outside in Jakarta’s Tangerang area. He is now on Indonesia’s most wanted list

Topic |   Indonesia
Prison officers check the culvert used by a Chinese prisoner to escape by digging a 30-metre tunnel under the prison walls in Tangerang, Banten province. Photo: – AFP Prison officers check the culvert used by a Chinese prisoner to escape by digging a 30-metre tunnel under the prison walls in Tangerang, Banten province. Photo: – AFP
Prison officers check the culvert used by a Chinese prisoner to escape by digging a 30-metre tunnel under the prison walls in Tangerang, Banten province. Photo: – AFP
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