Prison guards suspended over inmate’s death

2008-01-23 00:00

SEVEN officials at Pietermaritzburg’s New Prison are to be suspended with immediate effect following allegations of their involvement in the death of a 28-year-old inmate last week.

Nkosinathi Nhleko, regional commissioner at the Correctional Services Department, announced yesterday that the department has launched an investigation into the circumstances around the death. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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