The Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service says that around 9:55 am today, convicted prisoner Anil Sookoo escaped legal custody from the Golden Grove Convict Prison, Arouca.
Sookoo was recaptured at approximately 10:05 am by members of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service within the environs of the Golden Grove Prison Facility without resistance.
Sookoo is currently serving a two-year sentence with hard-labour for larceny.
He began to serve the sentence on March 5th, 2018.
Commissioner of Prisons, Gerard Wilson has commended the members of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service involved for their speedy response in the recapture of Sookoo.
An investigation has been launched to ascertain the details surrounding the escape.