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#PrellerSquareShooting: Policeman requested to destroy docket

The latest witness in the murder trial of businessman, Louis Siemens, has divulged in the Free State High Court on Tuesday that two of...

Not enough room for state patients at Bfn psychiatric hospital

The Free State Psychiatric Complex’s forensic ward in Bloemfontein, which specifically houses state patients, is severely overcrowded with an occupancy rate of about 113%. These...

Grootvlei Prison houses most state patients

As of August 2019, the already overcrowded Grootvlei Prison, located outside Bloemfontein in the Free State, houses the largest number of state patients, who...

Deputy Minister’s visit highlights overcrowding at Grootvlei

Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Nkosi Phathekile Holomisa, expressed that he was impressed with the running of Grootvlei Prison, although he raised...

Siemens case postponed yet again

The case against two police officers and a businessman linked to the murder of a prominent Bloemfontein businessman, Louis Siemens, is no different from...

Smiles all round at Grootvlei Prison

It was smiles all round as delegates from the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) congratulated the Department of Correctional Services on the improvements made...

#BreakingNews: Police at Grootvlei Prison after explosive device was found

Members of the police's bomb squad and dog unit in Bloemfontein have been deployed to the employees’ living quarters at the Grootvlei Prison. This comes...

Dewetsdorp Road is burning

More than a 1000 community members from Phase 6 and 7 have gathered and blocked Dewetsdorp road with stones and burning tyres early this...

No arrests in Grootvlei cash-in-transit heist

No arrests have been made yet after the cash-in-transit heist which took place on the R702 road in Bloemfontein, about 15 kilometres from the...

Cash-in-transit heist near Grootvlei

Civilian Crime Intelligence(CCI) revealed on their Twitter page that a cash-in-transit heist occurred on Thursday morning on the R702 road, 7 kilometres from Grootvlei...

The SA Human Rights Commission say they receive more complaints from...

  A significant number of complaints that have been received by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in the Free State emanated from correctional...

Prison no five star hotel

The notion that prisoners are receiving five star treatment is very far from the truth says national Corrections Commissioner Zach Modise. Speaking at a...

Cameras to deal with crime in jail soon installed

Unrest in South African jails, such as an instance at Grootvlei Prison in Bloemfontein two years ago when inmates set cells alight and took...

MerSETA CEO believes mistakes exists to transform people

MerSETA CEO Raymond Patel. REFILWE GAESWE