Parolees in action

2018-06-29 06:00
People and parolees harvesting at Umzimkhulu.PHOTO: supplied

People and parolees harvesting at Umzimkhulu.PHOTO: supplied

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RECENTLY, parolees and probationers at Umzimkhulu have joined the community of Gugwini village by harvesting beans at a local plantation under Chief Fodo. Department of Correctional Services Kokstad Head of Community Corrections Thandeka Kolobeni said Chief Fodo had asked the department to provide necessary help during harvest season.

“People must understand that the Department of Correctional Services has a responsibility in societies. We need societies to play an important role when we correct offenders. The department is happy to form part in community development,” said Kolobeni.

She asked people to be in the forefront during rehabilitation of offenders.

Community members and Department of Correctional Service staff also contributed in harvesting.



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