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Fight between prisoners and wardens in PMB prison leaves 1 inmate dead

An inmate has died during a scuffle between prisoners and wardens at the Pietermaritzburg Medium A Centre in Kwazulu-Natal.

The Correctional Services Department on Sunday said inmates, classified as maximum risk, attacked officials at the centre on Friday.

During the assault, one convict died while one official was hospitalized after suffering eight wounds to the head.

The department’s spokesperson Sechaba Mphahlele said: “During the scuffle to stop the attack, one inmate died and circumstances that led to his death are currently under investigation. A case has been opened with the South African Police Service and the incident has also been reported to the Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services.”


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Buhle Samuels

On Saturday night, social media went into overdrive after several posts went viral on social media claiming that the actress was married in an elaborate traditional ceremony. Learn More

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