Department of Correctional Services said three inmates at the Pollsmoor prison
in Cape Town who opened a Facebook page and posted images of themselves in
jail, will face disciplinary action soon.
investigation has been opened, and a joint operation, comprising correctional
services and other law enforcement agencies, has been initiated to get to the
root of the illegal activity.
Manelisi Wolela said the department has continued to strengthen its security
“One of those interventions
which are part of the 6 pillar integrated security strategy of the department
is the installation of the state of the art cell phone detection technology
which has begun as part of the pilot phase of the rollout of this program which
covers 7 facilities across the country”.
2 are in KZN which is Umzinto
and Durban Westville, 2 in Western Cape which is Goodwood and Pollsmoor, 2 in
Gauteng which is Johannesburg and Gosi Mampuru correctional facility and one in
the Eastern Cape which is St Albans Correctional Centre, Wolela added.
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