Accused killer Rabih Alkhalil escapes from North Fraser Pretrial Centre

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A number of sources confirmed that Rabih Alkhalil left the North Fraser Pretrial Centre Thursday night after reducing a gap within the fence utilizing a plasma torch.

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A person on trial in a gangland homicide case has escaped from North Fraser Pretrial Centre.

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A number of sources confirmed that Rabih Alkhalil left the Port Coquitlam facility Thursday night time after reducing a gap within the fence utilizing a plasma torch. He was sporting a building vest.

Rabih Alkhalil is age 35 with short black hair, brown eyes, 5’10 and 166 lbs. Police say he was wearing a black jump suit and high visibility vest when he escaped North Fraser Pretrial Centre in Port Coquitlam on Thursday night.
Rabih Alkhalil is age 35 with brief black hair, brown eyes, 5’10 and 166 lbs. Police say he was sporting a black bounce swimsuit and excessive visibility vest when he escaped North Fraser Pretrial Centre in Port Coquitlam on Thursday night time. Picture by HANDOUT/RCMP /jpg

Late Thursday, Coquitlam RCMP issued a information launch alerting the general public to the escape.

Const. Deanna Legislation stated Alkhalil, 35, is taken into account harmful. She stated police had been known as at 7:30 p.m. by North Fraser employees concerning the escape.

“Presently, the RCMP is working intently with B.C. Corrections and the investigation is ongoing,” she stated.

“Alkhalil is confirmed to have left in a White Econoline van with two others who had been posing or employed as contractors. The van left North Fraser Pretrial at roughly 6:48 p.m., and travelled westbound on Kingsway Avenue.

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Police released this image of a white Econoline van that they believe two accomplices used to help Rabih Alkhalil escape from North Fraser Pretrial Centre.
Police launched this picture of a white Econoline van that they consider two accomplices used to assist Rabih Alkhalil escape from North Fraser Pretrial Centre. Picture by HANDOUT/RCMP /jpg

Alkhalil is described as 5’10” and 166 kilos with brief black hair and brown eyes.

“When you see Alkhalil, police ask that you just not method him and as a substitute name 911 instantly,” Legislation stated.

Alkhalil is charged in reference to the January 2012 first-degree homicide of gangster Sandip Duhre within the foyer of the Sheraton Wall Centre. And he’s additionally charged with conspiring with others to homicide Sukh Dhak between Aug. 6, 2011 and Aug. 8, 2012. He has pleaded not responsible to each counts.

Rabih (Robby) Alkhalil, right, has been on trial in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver since June 29, 2021.
Rabih (Robby) Alkhalil, proper, has been on trial in B.C. Supreme Courtroom in Vancouver since June 29, 2021. Picture by Courtroom recordsdata /PNG

Alkhalil shouldn’t be the primary individual to flee from North Fraser, a provincial jail run by B.C. Corrections.

In August 2008, Dean Douglas Sykes posed as his personal cellmate and was taken to courtroom the place he was launched as the opposite man. When he was later caught, he acquired a 14-month sentence.

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And in November 2007, gangster Omid Tahvili bribed a jail guard who helped him escape from North Fraser. He was by no means recaptured.

The B.C. corrections officer, Edwin Ticne, was later sentenced to 3 years, three months in jail for breach of belief. Crown misplaced an enchantment to extend the sentence.

Tahvili’s escape was recorded by video cameras exhibiting that  Ticne “escorted Mr. Tahvili by 4 safety doorways between his residing unit and the general public exit from the pre-trial centre the place they parted,” the B.C. Courtroom of Attraction famous.

Ticne then “facilitated Mr. Tahvili’s passage by the safety doorways by pushing buttons that alerted employees within the central management space who unlocked the doorways after figuring out the respondent and an individual apparently a contract cleaner.”

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Tahvili had turned into garments matching these worn by contract cleaners on the pre-trial centre.

Ticne left the jail and “drove to a near-by service station the place he was to obtain $50,000 for getting Mr. Tahvili out of jail,” the courtroom ruling stated. “Nobody met him and he acquired no cash.”

On the time of his escape, Tahvili was awaiting sentencing for kidnapping, sexual assault and threatening loss of life or bodily hurt. He was sentenced in absentia to 6 years and three months.

kbolan@postmedia.com

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