The fifth awaiting trial prisoner, who escaped in northern KwaZulu-Natal last week, has been re-arrested.
This past week the Department of Correctional Services conducted a special search exercise at various Correctional Centres.
Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was unexpectedly freed from jail on Saturday after President Paul Kagame permitted her early release, alongside two thousand other prisoners.
Sixteen inmates have escaped from the Johannesburg Central Correctional Centre also known as Sun City prison.
The Gauteng Department of Correctional Services has taken three offenders to church in Johannesburg to reconcile with the community and the victims.