Two Bali prison escapees caught, two still on the run

Two of the men who escaped from Bali’s Kerobokan prison this week, have been recaptured in East Timor.

The pair, each from India and Bulgaria were taken into custody in the capital Dili on Thursday afternoon.

Their arrest comes after Interpol was invited to help with the search.


Australian man, Shaun Edward Davidson, remains on the run.  He escaped with the group by crawling through a 15 metre long tunnel despite only having little more than two months left to serve for using a fake passport.

The reason for his dramatic exit from Kerobokan likely stems from the fact that once he was released, he was due to be sent straight back to Perth so he could face drugs charges.

But back to the pair who have been re-arrested, they are expected to face fresh charges of destroying jail property.

While the tunnel they has now been cemented up, it did actually fill with water.  Earlier on Thursday guards sent a prisoner down the water-logged tunnel to see if any of the escapees were still in there, they weren’t.

Prison officials say they don’t think the other men had left Indonesia and he called on them to return of their own free will.

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