Waterkloof Two's jailhouse jol video surfaces

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2014-02-16 18:37

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Johannesburg - A video that was shot in a prison cell shows convicted Waterkloof Four killer Christoff Becker taking selfies with a cellphone while wearing nothing but skimpy shorts, City Press reports.

Also in the video is Frikkie du Preez, one of the men convicted with Becker for the 2001 murder in Pretoria of a homeless man.

The video, in which the two are having a party with two other prisoners in Becker’s single cell, was leaked to Rapport.

It was allegedly shot about a week before the pair left Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru prison and was sent to several of their friends.

Allegations are also being made that a friend bribed a guard to smuggle a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red Label and a bottle of J&B whisky to them, and Becker admits in the video they had drank quite a lot of it.

Gayton McKenzie, a former prisoner who has played a major role in revealing corruption in prisons, said that their stunt is just another indication of the disdain that people have for prison rules and regulations.

He also said that jails are controlled by money, and that it can mean the difference between rape and freedom, change enemies into friends and make jail easier and shorter.

Manelisi Wolela, a spokesperson for the department of correctional services, says prisoners may not have cellphones, and alcohol is also not allowed in jail.

Some prisoners who are studying may have limited access to the internet. Du Preez and Becker both studied business management during their time behind bars.

The pair, along with Gert van Schalkwyk and Reinach Tiedt, were released on Tuesday on strict parole conditions – because of good behaviour.

The conditions stipulate they may not indulge in excessive drinking, they may not talk to the media and may only travel if it is to do with work.

They will also be visited by a parole officer once a month.

Becker’s friend Francois Lubbe told Rapport he was the “Francois” referred to in the video, but he denied smuggling alcohol for them.

The two were teenagers when they were arrested for murder.

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