Murder accused escapes Prison custody

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Murder accused escapes Prison custody

The hunt is on for a man identified as Nigel Mungroo, who escaped prison custody on Saturday.

The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service, in a release on Saturday evening, advised that on Saturday September 11, 2021, at around 5.00pm, Nigel Mungroo, who is housed at the Remand Prison, Golden Grove compound, complained of feeling unwell.

Whilst being escorted to the Infirmary, he made a dash for the perimeter fence in the vicinity of Waterloo Road, Arouca.

An alarm was immediately raised and officers attached to the Emergency Response Unit responded. The Arouca Police was also contacted and a search is currently underway for Mungroo, in all the surrounding areas.

Mungroo is 5′ 4″ in height, brown in complexion and slim built. He has a scar on his nose, ‘Nigel’ tattooed on his neck, and several small scars about his arms. He was awaiting trial for ‘Murder’ and has been in prison custody since 2015. His last known address is 24A Crawford Branch Trace, Penal.

Anyone who may have any information about Nigel Mungroo is asked to contact the nearest police station, call 999, or contact the Prison Service at 642 4202 or 800-PRSN (800-7776).

Persons are asked not to approach Mungroo, as he is considered armed and dangerous.
The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service is working assiduously in conjunction with members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service to apprehend Nigel Mungroo in in the shortest time possible.