The authorities has formally launched an impartial investigation into how terror suspect Daniel Khalife was capable of escape from Wandsworth jail.
The investigation will have a look at a number of points together with whether or not the related protocols have been in place and utilized appropriately, whether or not there was enough staffing and whether or not Khalife was held in the fitting class of jail.
Keith Bristow QPM, former director common of the National Crime Agency, has been appointed to guide the investigation.
Justice Secretary Alex Chalk confirmed the appointment on Twitter and that he needed the findings to be revealed “promptly”.
Khalife, a former soldier, is suspected to have escaped from Wandsworth jail on 6 September by strapping himself to the underside of the truck to make his escape.
He had been working within the jail kitchen and was sporting a prepare dinner’s uniform when he disappeared.
His escape prompted a 75-hour manhunt earlier than he was ultimately arrested and recaptured in a London suburb.
On Monday Khalife appeared in courtroom accused of utilizing bedsheets to strap himself below the meals truck to flee from the class B jail.
Sky News understands he’s now being held at Belmarsh, a class A jail.
Khalife appeared within the dock charged with escaping from lawful custody on 6 September.
In the phrases of reference for the investigation, revealed by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Mr Bristow can be requested to think about:
• Whether the related protocols have been in place at Wandsworth and there was the means to use them
• Whether there was enough staffing in place
• Risk assessments and choices about employment within the jail
• How Khalife was capable of entry the supplies that facilitated his escape
• Security measures together with checks on the supply automobile that he used for his escape
In his earlier roles Mr Bristow was the previous head of crime for the Association of Chief Police Officers and former Chief Constable of Warwickshire Police.
When he completes his report it will likely be despatched to Mr Chalk and the main civil servant on the MOJ Antonio Romeo.
The MOD mentioned: “Public protection is of the utmost importance and the purpose of the investigation is to identify shortcomings and ensure lessons are learned to help prevent incidents of this nature occurring again in the future.”