Pakistanis on trial for murder escape from jail

2015-02-27 13:09

Two Pakistani militant suspects facing trial for the massacre of 10 foreign climbers two years ago have escaped from jail.

Advice to Nene: Let prisoners earn their keep

2015-02-24 11:00

A Fin24 user suggests among others that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene allow Eskom to cut off the power to defaulters and make foreigners contribute to the economy.

Fire sparks rioting at Ghana prison, 1 shot dead

2015-02-05 14:48

A fire at the main prison in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi has sparked rioting and an attempted jail break, with one inmate shot dead in the chaos and four policemen hurt.

Derby-Lewis just shook his head - wife

2015-01-30 19:02

Clive Derby-Lewis shook his head as he listened to Justice Minister Michael Masutha announce that his application for medical parole had been refused, his wife Gaye says.

Public questions Masutha's decision

2015-01-30 13:42

South Africans have questioned Justice Minister Michael Masutha's decision to release former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock on parole, but keep Chris Hani's killer Clive Derby-Lewis incarcerated.

Derby-Lewis 'has not shown real remorse'

2015-01-30 11:48

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has denied medical parole to Chris Hani killer Clive Derby-Lewis, saying his cancer is not advanced enough, and he is not convinced Derby-Lewis has shown real remorse for his actions.

De Kock gets parole, Derby-Lewis denied parole

2015-01-30 11:02

Former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock has been granted parole, while Chris Hani killer Clive Derby-Lewis has been denied medical parole, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has announced.

'Prime Evil' could be a free man

2015-01-29 16:31

Notorious apartheid era killer, Eugene "Prime Evil" de Kock, who has spent two decades behind bars, is set to hear whether he will be getting parole. Also on the list is Clive Derby-Lewis.

Mantashe tight-lipped on Derby-Lewis parole

2015-01-28 20:14

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe will not comment on reports that Clive Derby-Lewis has been recommended for release on medical parole.

Derby-Lewis parole reports 'ill-informed' -YCLSA

2015-01-27 18:18

Reports that the medical parole board has recommended Clive Derby-Lewis be released are "ill-informed", the Young Communist League of SA says.


Jamming from Parliament to prison?

2015-02-26 21:06

As a motion to probe the jamming of cellphone signal during the 2015 State of the Nation address has been tabled at Parliament, the correctional services department plans to use a similar device in its prisons.

Schabir Shaik wants normal parole

2015-02-23 18:08

Six years after convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik was released on medical parole, apparently terminally ill, he has applied for ordinary parole, Minister Michael Masutha says.

Derby-Lewis denies planning to sue Masutha

2015-02-03 14:23

Clive Derby-Lewis has denied claims that he had asked his lawyer to sue Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha for R2m after he was denied medical parole.

Yes, no, maybe for apartheid-era killers

2015-01-30 16:38

The bid for parole by three apartheid-era killers got a nod, a no and a maybe from Justice Minister Michael Masutha.

Masutha: Derby-Lewis used another patient's name

2015-01-30 12:45

Justice Minister Michael Masutha says there were several problems with a medical parole bid by Clive Derby-Lewis, including the fact that he used another patient's name.

SA's 'Prime Evil' to walk after 20yrs

2015-01-30 11:48

One of the apartheid regime's most notorious killers, former Vlakplaas commander Eugene de Kock, has been granted parole.

AS IT HAPPENED: De Kock granted parole, Derby-Lewis denied

2015-01-30 09:34

Justice Minister Michael Masutha says he has doubts about the authenticity of Clive Derby-Lewis's condition.

De Kock’s parole plea to be decided on Friday

2015-01-29 10:00

More than 20 years after putting one of its most notorious apartheid murderers behind bars, South Africa will decide on Friday whether Eugene de Kock will be paroled from prison.

Allow Derby-Lewis to die in peace - FF Plus

2015-01-27 20:57

The FF Plus says a recommendation that Clive Derby-Lewis be released on medical parole points to the seriousness of his illness.

Masutha unaware of board’s Derby-Lewis recommendation

2015-01-27 12:55

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has not been informed about the parole board's recommendation to grant Clive Derby-Lewis medical parole.

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