Confession by Joseph De Cotta
Edited by Eugene Tay
Jason described himself as a geeky Eurasian Psychologist working in a forensic environment who loves all things hantu, and this is part one of two prison confessions. - Eugene Tay
A small gatehouse in the prison was awaiting a small intake of female prisoners into the prison i.e waiting for them to get processed and be allocated/shown to their cells. What usually happens is that they are taken for a shower before being directed to their cells. These women were escorted towards this gatehouse where their names would be checked off and recorded.
A prison officer in the house saw three women walking with their escort one of whom had her hair wet from the recent shower. As they walked pass a pillar, to come towards his area he suddenly realised that now he was only seeing two prisoners.
He walked out and asked where the other prisoner went (the one with the wet hair) and the escort said there were only 2 prisoners. The guy was so shocked, he swore he had seen another prisoner.
He was so convinced that there were three prisoners that he suspected the third had somehow had escaped custody. He sounded the alarm and the prison was locked down. It was later ascertained that everyone was accounted for.
Later a few older officers took this bloke aside and advised that this particular apparition had been seen on other occasions and not to make a fuss about it.
This incident took place in a Perth Women's Prison
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