ARTICLES RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

Bob Hewitt parole review: Victims given date for representations

2019-10-11 13:20

The victims of convicted rapist and former tennis star Bob Hewitt will be given an opportunity to make representations to have his release on parole overturned.

Bosasa and I

2019-01-18 06:00

The inability to act against Bosasa for over a decade by South Africa's law enforcement agencies is appalling. They should be subjected to the same level of wrath as KPMG for helping the Guptas cook their books, writes Adriaan Basson.

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WATCH: Boeremag 'master bomb maker' says Leeuwkop prison rehabilitated him

In a bid to provide a peek into the lives of prisoners and the challenges faced in South Africa's correctional facilities, the Department of Correctional Services took the media on a tour of the Leeuwkop Correctional facility in Johannesburg. Watch.

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WATCH: Correctional Services employees 'fear for their lives' in 'unsafe' head office

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has picketed outside the Department of Correctional Services in Pretoria, saying employees "fear for their lives" when entering the "unsafe" Poyntons Building that houses the department. Watch.

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KZN prisons boss suspended, but not over Bosasa allegations - DCS

2019-01-24 13:25

KwaZulu-Natal prisons boss Mnikelwa Nxele has been suspended, but apparently not because of allegations levelled against him in the state capture inquiry.

Correctional services to beef up security over festive season to prevent escapes

2018-12-03 16:06

The department of correctional services will be limiting offender movement as part of its plan to tighten security over the festive season.

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WATCH: 'I am fine for duty' - Correctional services to investigate apparently drunk officer

The Department of Correctional Services is investigating an officer who appeared to be intoxicated in a video that went viral on social media. Watch.

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WATCH: 127 inmates receive qualifications at inspirational graduation ceremony

The Department of Correctional Services handed out 127 qualifications, including one master's degree, to graduating offenders. Watch.

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