Juvenile detainees set their cell on fire
By Khanyisa Tabata
29 October 2011
Correctional Services has revealed that three juvenile detainees set their prison cell on fire at Krugersdorp Prison on Gauteng’s West Rand. The youths suffered serious injuries.
Spokesperson Sibongile Khumalo says the three, who were awaiting trial, blocked their cell with a steel bed yesterday and set it on fire.
They were taken to Leratong hospital, where one of them is in a critical condition.