By WALLACE KIALA
THE public has been reminded to remain vigilant while in their homes and in their movement around the city.
Police in the National Capital District are still carrying out operations to recapture seven of the remaining most wanted criminals still on the run and more than 40 escapees who dashed for freedom during separate jail breaks from Bomana last year.
National Capital District metropolitan commander Chief Supt Fred Yakasa yesterday issued the warning while commending the public for their assistance in the recapture of the five dangerous fugitives, including most wanted bank robber William Nanua Kapris.
So far, out of the 12 that escaped last month, four have been caught in the vicinity of the city in the past week.
Oliver Ben was the first of the escapees to be caught.
He was found in the hills near Sogeri on Jan 22.
When asked if police had any new and reliable leads to the whereabouts of suspects still on the run, Chief Supt Yakasa said he that could not comment more on the ongoing NCD police operations to hunt down remaining escapees.
He referred The National to seek comments and the latest brief from NCD and Central province police commander Supt Awan Sete and NCD Police Operations commander ACP Raphael Huafolo.
Attempts to get comments from both Supt Sete and ACP Huafolo were unsuccessful.