Waterkloof killer transferred to Kokstad

2014-04-05 19:00
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Johannesburg - Christoff Becker, one of the Waterkloof Four, has been transferred to the Kokstad Maximum Security Prison in KwaZulu-Natal, Correctional Service said on Saturday.

"We can confirm that Christoff Becker was transferred to the Kokstad Correctional Centre due to misconduct," said spokesperson Manelisi Wolela.

He said Becker was transferred from the Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre (Pretoria Central) to Kokstad last week.

Correctional services established a disciplinary committee after a cellphone was discovered in Becker’s cell during a search.

On February 16, Becker and Frikkie du Preez were re-arrested after footage of them allegedly drinking alcohol and using a cellphone at the Kgosi Mampuru Prison emerged

 The video, reportedly taken on a cellphone, was posted on YouTube. It showed Du Preez and Becker drinking, and using a cellphone in jail.

Earlier in February, Becker, Du Preez, Gert van Schalkwyk, and Reinach Tiedt were released after being jailed for beating a homeless man to death in Pretoria in 2001.
Read more on:    frikkie du preez  |  gert van schalkwyk  |  reinach tiedt  |  christoff becker  |  pretoria  |  waterkloof 4

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