Thabo Bester escape: not the first time government has had to intervene in running of Mangaung prison

In 2013, after widespread unrest, a strike and evidence of violence and torture taking place in the prison, DCS also stepped in

02 April 2023 - 14:32 By RUTH HOPKINS

The department of correctional services (DCS) invoked section 112 of the Correctional Services Act as a legal basis to temporarily take over the management of Mangaung prison in Bloemfontein, run by global security contractor G4S...

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