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2015/05/27 14:31
2015/05/27 14:31
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Six, of the seven, inmates who escaped from the Groenpunt Correctional Centre, in the early hours of last Thursday (21 May 2015) morning, have been arrested. Last night (25 May), at approximately...
2015/05/27 14:31
2015/05/27 14:31
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2015/05/27 13:29
2015/05/27 13:29
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The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has condemned the alleged tampering of employment letters by two officials. A photograph of the two officials was published on various social media...
2015/05/27 06:16
2015/05/27 06:16
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... Gov. Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill to repeal the death penalty in Nebraska, saying it would send a message to criminals that the state is "soft on crime." State lawmakers voted 32-15 last week...
2015/05/25 21:12
2015/05/25 21:12
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TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) - A man who had spent three decades on Nebraska's death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, has died in prison, officials said...
2015/05/25 13:57
2015/05/25 13:57
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Nebraska death row inmate Michael Ryan died Sunday, according to the Department of Correctional Services website. Ryan was 66 years old. The state's victim notification software was updated over the...
2015/05/25 10:29
2015/05/25 10:29
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Clive Derby-Lewis's bid for medical parole is expected to be heard as a special motion in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday. He has been in hospital since last year to receive treatment for...
2015/05/25 07:34
2015/05/25 07:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe entrance to the Groenpunt maximum security prison in the Free State. File picture: Itumeleng English Johannesburg - The Department of Correctional Services has launched a...
2015/05/24 23:03
2015/05/24 23:03
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Unnatural deaths, public searching of people stripped naked, alleged torture, overcrowding, violence, and the seemingly out-of-control spread of tuberculosis all run counter to the new set of rules on...
2015/05/22 10:22
2015/05/22 10:22
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Five of the seven inmates who escaped from the Groenpunt Correctional Centre in the early hours of Thursday morning have been re-arrested. Four of the inmates, Zandile Elvis Nkhabu, Teko Mphuthi,...
2015/05/21 21:29
2015/05/21 21:29
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Acting National Commissioner of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS), Mr ZI Modise, has commended law enforcement agencies for the swift arrest of one of the seven inmates who escaped from...
2015/05/20 18:18
2015/05/20 18:18
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Inter-departmental issues add to prison overcrowding Crucial infrastructure projects have not been completed by the Public Works Dept. FILE: There are 159,241 people in South Africa’s prisons at...
2015/05/19 13:29
2015/05/19 13:29
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Members of the media are invited to a pre-budget vote media briefing, where the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Advocate Michael Masutha, will share his plans for the Department of...
2015/05/18 21:24
2015/05/18 21:24
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The Department of Correctional Services has launched a uniform for remanded detainees at the Witbank Correctional facility in Mpumalanga. There are over 5 600 remanded detainees in the Limpopo,...
2015/05/17 13:34
2015/05/17 13:34
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Independent MediaCorrectional Services officials form a guard of honour for six of their colleagues killed last week in an crash on the N2 near Swellendam. The funeral was held at the Swellendam...
2015/05/16 19:12
2015/05/16 19:12
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Nebraska state officials have purchased drugs necessary to carry out executions, even as a bill to repeal the death penalty makes its way through the state legislature. Governor Ricketts has promised...
2015/05/16 01:37
2015/05/16 01:37
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The legislative chamber proved to be a place of intense discussion this week as numerous, highly-polarized issues were debated. Some of the notable bills discussed included: LB 623, introduced by...
2015/05/16 01:37
2015/05/16 01:37
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State senators were divided Friday morning when they revisited the bill LB 268, introduced by Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha, to repeal the death penalty. The bill advanced with a 30-16 vote, and now...
2015/05/15 16:34
2015/05/15 16:34
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FACEBOOKJayde Panayiotou and her husband, Christopher, on the day they got married. Port Elizabeth - Explosive allegations of State witnesses being taken out, horrendous conditions at St Albans...
2015/05/15 13:34
2015/05/15 13:34
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Durban - KwaZulu-Natal’s archives are bursting at the seams and poorly protected, putting precious historical documents at risk and making it hard to access legal records. Arts and Culture MEC...
2015/05/13 19:28
2015/05/13 19:28
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The mother of Reeva Steenkamp has described the possibility of Oscar Pistorius's early release from prison as "disgusting." The 28-year-old athlete was jailed for five years last October, after he...
2015/05/27 14:31
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