TWO police officers are the subject of a disciplinary investigation as a result of the escape, for the fourth time, of murder-accused prisoner Leston Elvis.
The two police officers are constables attached to the Court and Process Division of the Siparia Police Station.
Senior Superintendent of the South-Western Division, Gilbert Ramsey, said yesterday that an investigation has begun into Elvis' latest escape on Monday, October 8.
Up to late yesterday, Elvis was still on the run.
Ramsey said the investigation process may take about a month to complete, during which time it will be decided whether the police officers were errant in their actions, and whether they will face disciplinary action.
He said the officers remain on duty.
Elvis, who is also known as Kirby Pamphile, of Wharton Trace, Laventille, Manjack Street, Vistabella, and Indian Walk, Princes Town, is charged with the murder of Lennox Bellerand Jr, who was shot and killed at Success Laventille Health Centre on November 12, 2009.
He escaped last week after an appearance in the Siparia Magistrates' Court, when he kicked a police officer in the shin and ran off.
He was last seen leaving in a getaway car.
Elvis was not handcuffed that day since he was brought from Remand Yard wearing casts on both arms.
He was spotted last Tuesday night, but eluded arrest despite police roadblocks and exercises from San Fernando to Siparia.
Over the last three years, Elvis has escaped while being treated for injuries at Port of Spain General Hospital, and while being evaluated at St Ann's Hospital.