Ralph Jones, the father of escapee, Rayon Jones has admitted helping his son and three others who fled the Mazaruni jail on Tuesday including providing them with a change of clothing.
A statement from the Guyana Police Force follows:
As the GPF and other members of the Joint Services continue the hunt for the four convicted prisoners who broke out of the Mazaruni Prison on Monday last, Ralph Jones the father of escapee Rayon Jones was further interrogated. He disclosed that after his son escaped from the Mazaruni Prison he contacted him by telephone sometime after 21:00 hours and informed of his actions.
Ralph Jones further admitted that sometime after 01:00 hours the following day, all four of the escapees showed up at his house where he provided each of them with a change of clothing. He in turn collected the clothes that they were wearing and dumped them in an alleyway aback his house in Fourth Avenue Bartica.