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Fugitive Rickardo Bassawan Recaptured

Fugitive Rickardo Bassawan Recaptured

Police have confirmed they have recaptured 27 year old Rickardo Bassawan, following his escape Tuesday afternoon.

Law enforcers say he was recaptured early Wednesday morning in an area where his girlfriend lives.

He is now in police custody and is set to face a fresh charge relating to his escape while being transported to Her Majesty’s Prison.

Bassawan had been remanded following his appearance in the District B Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on a charge of Aggravated Robbery.

He is alleged to have broken into the apartment of a Jolly Harbour resident armed with a weapon on May 28 and robbed her of an undisclosed sum of money.

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