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SOCIETY

Correctional services officer embarrassing behaviour finally caught

The Department of Correctional Services in Durban has said one its officials and one private citizen were arrested and are behind bars. The pair were caught attempting to smuggle drugs and other illegal goods into a Durban Correctional Centre located in Westville on Saturday the 15th of January. The Spokesperson of the Department Singabakho Nxumalo has said to the media, a vehicle with two occupants was stopped by patrolling officials at 01:00 on Saturday morning while trying to enter the Westville facility.

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Correctional services officer embarrassing behaviour finally caught

SOCIETY

Jail officer allegedly arrested for distributing drugs in prison

A jail officer was arrested after he was discovered attempting to hand over 95 mandrax tables to a remand suspect that was on police custody. Singabakho Nxumalo, a spokesman for the Department of Correctional Services, said the official is posted at the St Albans Correctional Facility in Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape.

  17 days ago ago
Jail officer allegedly arrested for distributing drugs in prison

SOCIETY

Search continues for missing man who disappeared after receiving R4 million payout

There has been no sign of Quinton Bradley Plaatjies who disappeared some two years back after he went into retirement. He had served at the Department of Correctional Services for more than 35 years. After he vanished, two people allegedly withdrew R100 000 in cash from his bank account.

  1 month ago ago
Search continues for missing man who disappeared after receiving R4 million payout

SOCIETY

How 5 Prisoners Attacked Officials & 4 Other Inmates During An Exercise Session At Mthatha Prison

An unbelievable thing happened in an Eastern Cape prison where one inmate was killed and two injured during a prison exercise. An inmate was killed and a department of correctional service (DCS) official and a second inmate was seriously injured during a brawl at the Mthatha Correctional Centre in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday.

  6 days ago ago
How 5 Prisoners Attacked Officials & 4 Other Inmates During An Exercise Session At Mthatha Prison

SOCIETY

Bloodshed video, as Prisoners fight warders in attempted to escape, leaving tongues wagging

On Tuesday, 11 January, a fight broke out at the Mthatha Prison in the Eastern Cape, resulting in the death of one inmate and the injury of another prisoner and a warden. The altercation was captured on video and then circulated on social media platforms. Singabakho Nxumalo, a spokesman for the Department of Correctional Services, stated that officials and detainees were assaulted by a gang of five other inmates during an exercise session about noon on Monday, April 15.

  4 days ago ago
Bloodshed video, as Prisoners fight warders in attempted to escape, leaving tongues wagging

SOCIETY

Video: Watch How A Group Of Mthatha Correctional Center Prison Warders Beat An Inmate During A Browl

Jails are always known to be a dangerous place to be, olwhen one thinks of committing a crime, the image of getting locked up with hardened criminals comes and gives one a good mind of not doing it, you would have to think twice before doing anything that is unlawful because you know what awaist you in jail, the dangerous criminals who continue to commit crimes even when they are behind the walls, the life in there is certainly not for humans, anything happens anytime and there are reports that suggests that there were chaos at the Mthatha Correctional Centre and prisoner died.

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Video: Watch How A Group Of Mthatha Correctional Center Prison Warders Beat An Inmate During A Browl

JUSTICE

Jailing me is a death sentence: Zuma

The ANC has stated that it will allow the courts to do their job despite calls by the KZN leadership to take former president Jacob Zuma's side. ANC leaders in KwaZulu-Natal had earlier indicated that they would submit a motion to the ANC national executive committee meeting which was held on Friday, to allow them to join as friends of the court in their bid to persuade the court to rule in favour of Zuma but the ANC appears to have rejected the move.

  1 month ago ago
Jailing me is a death sentence: Zuma

SOCIETY

One dead and two injured in Eastern Cape prison brawl

An inmate was killed, a Department of Correctional Services (DCS) officer and another inmate charged in an altercation at Mtata Correctional Centre in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday Seriously injured. Department spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo said it happened during a workout. DCS can confirm an incident in which five criminals attacked officers and four other inmates during a drill at the Mthatha Correctional Centre in the Eastern Cape region around noon on Tuesday," Nxumalo said.

  6 days ago ago
One dead and two injured in Eastern Cape prison brawl

JUSTICE

Zuma's legal team claims that returning him to prison would be equal to the death sentence.

Jacob Zuma Days are numbered || prison would be a "death sentence to him.Legal action must be taken to show dissatisfaction with the court's decision to re-incarcerate Zuma. Cele, Bheki. In the aftermath of the North Gauteng High Court judgement ordering former President Jacob Zuma's return to prison, the Pretoria Government's justice, crime prevention and security (JCPS) cluster warned on Thursday that every redress sought must be within the bounds of the law.

  1 month ago ago
Zuma's legal team claims that returning him to prison would be equal to the death sentence.

SOCIETY

Police Are Still Searching For Missing Man Who Vanished After Receiving R4 Million Compensation

There has been no indication of Quinton Bradley Plaatjies who vanished about two years back later he went into retirement. He had served at the Department of Correctional Services for over 35 years. Later he evaporated, two individuals supposedly pulled out R100 000 in real money from his ledger.

  29 days ago ago
Police Are Still Searching For Missing Man Who Vanished After Receiving R4 Million Compensation

POLITICS

Jacob Zuma attorneys consent to critical knowing about 'return to prison' advance on Tuesday

In the past week The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria have decided that then National Commissioner of Correctional Services Arthur Fraser's choice to deliver previous president of South Africa Jacob Zuma on clinical parole was unlawful and has saved it. Judge Elias Matojane further decided that the time that former president Jacob Zuma had spent on clinical parole "ought not be counted" as a feature of the 15-month sentence he was requested to serve by the Constitutional Court.

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Jacob Zuma attorneys consent to critical knowing about 'return to prison' advance on Tuesday

SOCIETY

Bad news for Jacob Zuma

Former president Jacob Zuma’s felony team believes that his unique proper to customized hospital treatment supplied by the countrywide defence pressure due to his reputation could be violated ought to he once more be incarcerated. Zuma being returned to jail would also be tantamount to “the demise sentence”, consistent with his legal group.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news for Jacob Zuma

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Search maintains for lacking guy who disappeared after receiving R4 million payout

There has been no signal of Quinton Bradley Plaatjies who disappeared a few years again after he went into retirement. He had served on the Department of Correctional Services for greater than 35 years. After he vanished, human beings allegedly withdrew R100 000 in coins from his financial institution account.

  29 days ago ago
Search maintains for lacking guy who disappeared after receiving R4 million payout

JUSTICE

Sad news Jacob Zuma is returning to prison, check when

Former president Jacob Zuma is to enchantment the judgement by the High Court in Pretoria ordering that he go back to jail. The Helen Suzman Foundation and the DA challenged the unilateral selection with the aid of former correctional services commissioner Arther Fraser to grant Zuma clinical parole. RELATED: Victory for the rule of law after court docket sets apart Zuma medical parole - legal professional

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Sad news Jacob Zuma is returning to prison, check when

POLITICS

Jacob Zuma's medical parole has been revoked, and the court has ruled that he must return to prison.

The decision to release former president Jacob Zuma on medical parole has been overturned by the Pretoria High Court, which has ordered him to return to prison. According to the ruling, “The decision of the first respondent (Mr. Arthur Fraser at the time) to place the third respondent on medical parole, taken on September 5, 2021, is reviewed, declared unlawful and set aside,”

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Jacob Zuma's medical parole has been revoked, and the court has ruled that he must return to prison.

POLITICS

Bad news for Jacob Zuma

Previous president Jacob Zuma's legitimate group accepts that his exceptional right to customized clinical consideration given by the public safeguard power as a result of his status would be abused should he again be imprisoned. Zuma being gotten back to prison would likewise be commensurate to "capital punishment", as per his lawful group.

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Bad news for Jacob Zuma

POLITICS

Bad news| Its back to jail time for Jacob Zuma

Promptly after the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria decided that Jacob Zuma's delivery on clinical parole was unlawful and requested him back to prison, both the previous president and jail specialists declared they would pursue that choice. Judge Elias Matojane not just tracked down that previous public magistrate of remedial administrations Arthur Fraser's choice to deliver Zuma on clinical parole was unlawful, he likewise governed the time Zuma had spent on clinical parole couldn't be considered a piece of the 15-month scorn sentence forced on him by the Constitutional Court.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news| Its back to jail time for Jacob Zuma

POLITICS

Cele Drags Zuma In A Hot Water This Morning As Court Gives Judgment After Niehaus And Lamola Appeal

Pretoria – Government's equity, wrongdoing avoidance and security (JCPS) group on Thursday advised that all response looked for, right after the North Gauteng High Court deciding which requested that previous president Jacob Zuma return to prison, should be in the bounds of the law.

  1 month ago ago
Cele Drags Zuma In A Hot Water This Morning As Court Gives Judgment After Niehaus And Lamola Appeal

JUSTICE

Correctional services is about to appeal Zuma medical parole

Former President Jacob Zuma. The Department of Correctional Services has additionally joined folks, who are attractive, a excessive courtroom docket ruling that has located Arthur Fraser acted unlawfully, in granting Zuma clinical parole. Picture: Doctor Ngcobo. African News Agency (ANA) Durban – The branch of correctional services, the previous company of Arthur Fraser, has much like former President Jacob Zuma, introduced that it'd enchantment the ruling of the North Gauteng (Pretoria) High Court that nullified the clinical parole of the previous head of state.

  1 month ago ago
Correctional services is about to appeal Zuma medical parole

JUSTICE

DCS is set to launch an appeal of the High Court's earlier ruling on Zuma's medical parole.

The Department of Correctional Services says it stands by the decision to grant former President Jacob Zuma medical parole. This comes after a High Court ruling in favour of AfriForum which stated that the medical parole granted to former president Zuma by former correctional services national commissioner Arthur Fraser's decision was unlawful.

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DCS is set to launch an appeal of the High Court's earlier ruling on Zuma's medical parole.