A senior official at a Durban jail became suspended following allegations of an affair with a prisoner.
PHOTO: Thulani Mbele/Gallo Photos, Sowetan
- A senior jail official has been suspended for
allegedly having an affair with an inmate.
- The official became reportedly caught having intercourse whereas
on responsibility at a Durban jail.
- An investigation has been launched into the
A senior official at a Durban jail has been
suspended following allegations of an affair with a prisoner.
The scandal comes after two Department of
Correctional Companies staff had been disregarded this month, following a viral
video of an official and inmate having intercourse.
The official is stationed at the Durban Westville
Female Correctional Centre, in step with a file by the Sunday Tribune.
The official and prisoner had been reportedly caught in
the act firstly of the month in a conference room at the correctional
centre. The girl is reportedly serving a 20-365 days sentence for kill.
The suspension of the member, who can now not be named,
comes at a time when a female jail warden, who became filmed in a intercourse romp with
a male prisoner at Ncome Correctional Facility, became fired final week.
Seemingly ‘negative’ allegations
Provincial department spokesperson Thulani Mdluli
told News24 that an investigation is under formula.
We’ve got these disgusting allegations and the inner departmental investigation is under formula. The official in seek info from is currently placed on suspension pending the consequence of the investigation.
Mdluli added that the departmental code of conduct “is
against any unhealthy, disgraceful or unacceptable” actions by an official
“These allegations possess the aptitude of
negative the image of the Department of Correctional Companies, that can never
be tolerated. If these allegations implicate any official, serious disciplinary
actions shall be taken against that official,” he acknowledged.
Earlier this month, the Department of Correctional
Companies disregarded two officers from Ncome Correctional Facility in
KwaZulu-Natal following a sexual video sharp a correctional official and an inmate that
flooded social media in March.
The inmate fervent became reclassified into most
category and moved to one more facility.