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The police have asked the public to be on the lookout for four awaiting-trial detainees who escaped from the Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria.
The Department of Correctional Services has recorded 15 new Covid-19 cases and the total in the prison system, which includes inmates and officials, is now up to 213.
Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola has declined to comment on reports of the release of thousands of inmates in an attempt to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country's cramped and densely populated prisons.
The Law Society of SA has sounded the alarm over the slow pace of the promised sanitisation and deep-cleaning of overcrowded prisons, holding cells and courts amid the coronavirus outbreak.
A man who is behind bars for raping and murdering a woman inside a government building in Tshwane is seemingly active on social media and using a cellphone in prison, since his arrest in November 2018.
A long-awaited official report into conditions at the Mangaung Correctional Centre in Bloemfontein, states that inmates have been assaulted by staff, forcibly injected with medication and locked in a cell without a toilet, lighting, windows or ventilation.
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"Predominantly Muslim, ethnically Turkic people are facing mass internment unseen since the days of the Holocaust," the Uighur human rights group said.
Aquinas Kasbar, 19, broke into the lemur enclosure at the Santa Ana Zoo last year using bolt cutters, and nabbed a 32-year-old lemur named Isaac.
An inmate was killed and a prison guard was injured during a violent scuffle at St Albans Prison Correctional Centre in the Eastern Cape.
"It's sad to think that someone deliberately tried to expose themselves to Covid-19," Sheriff Alex Villanueva said according to the LA Times.
Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola is expected to brief the media on the special Covid-19 parole dispensation.
The Department of Correctional Services has 11 new Covid-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases to 129.
A press conference scheduled to announce the decision on the parole bid by Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus is cancelled.
Our policies have become more punitive, yet our crime rate continues going up, writes Edwin Cameron.
Almost two months after his release on parole, Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe says he finds being given special remission conflicting.
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Police in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, have launched a manhunt for four awaiting trial prisoners who escaped from the police holding cells on Sunday afternoon.
Two men have tried to break in to the Voorberg prison in Porterville in the Western Cape, allegedly to drop off some mandrax, according to Western Cape police.
It appears a conman is scamming people out of airtime worth thousands of rand from inside his jail cell at Bethal Correctional Services in Mpumalanga.
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