Correctional Services Minister sends condolences
28 August 2012
Correctional Services Minister S’bu Ndebele has conveyed condolences to the family of a warder who was shot and killed in the line of duty in the Eastern Cape over the weekend.
The regional commissioner Nkosinathi Breakfast says 11 awaiting trial detainees escaped after holding officials hostage at the Barkley East Correctional Centre on Saturday.
Fifty-four-year-old Mzukisi Michael Dusubana was fatally wounded during the incident. A number of his colleagues were wounded.
Four of the escapees have been rearrested.