Early parole ruling for killers is heartbreaking, say victims' families

Families of crime victims shattered after parole ruling

30 June 2019 - 00:03 By GRAEME HOSKEN

Prisons are scrambling to comply with a Constitutional Court ruling that makes prisoners serving life and long-term sentences suddenly eligible for parole.

The ruling in May followed a challenge by a prisoner serving life who successfully argued that parts of the Correctional Services Act dealing with parole are unconstitutional...

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