Attempt to escape from the Chania prisons took place today, by two foreign prisoners, but were caught at the last minute by prison officials.
In particular, a 30-year-old Algerian man arrested for aggravated theft and a 39-year-old Pakistani man detained for drug trafficking, who were in prison disciplinary cells, had made an improvised rope from knotted sheets, and had managed to remove part of it. metal mesh of the courtyard, in order to initially climb on the roof. From there they were going to pass into the dead zone between the building and the outer wall of the Detention Center, so it would be easy for them to escape, but they did not catch up.
The penitentiary officers, who had information that something was being prepared, made a surprise check and caught them on the spot.