Daniel Muka prison escape foiled

Murder suspect’s attempt to escape from the Corradino Correctional Facility is foiled by prison officials

Daniel Muka
Daniel Muka

Murder suspect Daniel Muka’s attempt to escape from prison has failed.

A home affairs ministry spokesperson has said that Muka was found in possession of material which was shaped into a tool or weapon.

The contraband was found by prison officials who immediately notified the police.

A magisterial inquiry into the case has been launched.

The home affairs ministry spokesperson said the incident happened a number of days ago, but wouldn’t specify when.

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Albanian national Daniel Muka was arrested in connection with the Sliema double murder of Chris Pandolfino and Ivor Maciejowski after police raided a derelict apartment in Floriana.

The couple were murdered at their Sliema home in Locker Street on Tuesday 18 August.

Muka is also the suspect in the hold-up on a Tigné Point jewellery shop three years ago. He was out on bail.

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