Gjirokastra, Under-Trial Prisoner Escapes from Courthouse
Albanian Daily News
Published February 7, 2018
A prisoner escapes from Gjirokastra Court of Appeal. Saimir Ahmeti, 24, used the court's toilet to escape only a few minutes before a trial session for stalking on Wednesday.
According to the police everything happened within only a few minutes. The prisoners asked for the handcuffs to be removed before entering the toilet than forcibly pushed the police officers and the court's guard quickly running outside.
A large-scale manhunt is already underway in Gjirokastra while numerous roadblocks have been placed in the entrances of the city.