The men were brutally tortured at the hands of police.
Could there be any error bigger than this?
South Africa’s dumbest criminals? We’d say so.
More egg on the face for Gauteng’s correctional facility teams
14 of the 16-strong group still remain at large
None of the escapees have been rearrested yet.
Vicki Momberg will now do time in prison after her racist rant went viral on social media. We have all the details from the sentencing.
Look out for Siphenathi Ntantiso, aged 21
Action sparked by backlog in parole applications
Sihle Tshabalala was declared a child genius at the age of 16. By 19, he was a convicted criminal.
Oscar Pistorius has been involved in a prison brawl. The Department of Correctional Services has confirmed the news and revealed details on the injuries.
Police have since arrested five of the twenty jail break escapees, but many remain at large
Rusty Labuschagne shares his story and the valuable life lessons he learned after being wrongfully imprisoned for 10 years.
The country’s “dark” and “draconian” parole regulations are violating eligible prisoners’ rights by keeping them behind bars for too long, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) told Parliament on Tuesday.
Some European countries are experiencing a strange phenomenon – empty prisons. Last week the Dutch Justice Ministry announced that the number of inmates in Dutch prisons had fallen 27 percent between 2011 and 2015.
South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla has said that correctional facilities in South Africa are not the “disease-infested”, poorly serviced centres of public perception. Africa Check investigated the claim.
Jail time, suspended sentence, correctional supervision or acquittal — what’s next in store for Pistorius after a sensational day in court?
Some young people believe that being a member of a prison gang is the only way they can get recognition. There are those who also believe that the only way to leave the gang is through death
The 42-year-old man was to have appeared in the Johannesburg High Court on Thursday on 122 charges relating to rape, kidnapping, murder, robbery and attempted murder because he allegedly raped his victims knowing he was HIV positive.