The handcuffs did not stop the Afghan. At an unknown moment, he managed to escape from the prison guards. In Wiener Neustadt he quickly escaped and was able to hide for a whole week. After a “careful investigation” he was re-arrested in Vienna.
According to a police release, the Afghan was arrested at around 2:15 pm on Monday in cooperation with the Lower Austria State Criminal Police Office, a task force dealing with street crime in Vienna-Ottakring, and taken to Gersdorf prison. Explosives: The migrant may have received support while escaping. A teenager (17) from Wiener Neustadt was identified as a suspect on suspicion of bias, but he denied having anything to do with the Afghan’s escape.
Meanwhile, extremely dangerous Islam Y (35) has been roaming freely in Austria for the last six days – he is probably also hiding in Vienna. The Chechen is serving a ten-year prison sentence for aggravated armed robbery, grievous bodily harm, resistance to state power and illegal possession of weapons, eXXpress reports.