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Erotic entertainment in Jo'burg's Sun City prison, 13 face suspension

Erotic entertainment in Jo'burg's Sun City prison, 13 face suspension

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<p>South Africans have been offered an apology by the country’s Prisons boss after photos circulating on social media showed scantily dressed women entertaining inmates in a Johannesburg correctional facility.</p> <p>The Department of Correctional Services (<span class="caps">DCS</span>) further stated on Monday that 13 officials were to be served with letters of contemplation of suspension following the incident it described as ‘‘explicit entertainment’‘ at the Johannesburg Correctional Centre.</p> <p>“On behalf of <span class="caps">DCS</span>, we want to apologize to the citizens of South Africa for this incident which, indeed, is very disturbing,’‘ acting National Commissioner James Smalberger adding that “We will make sure that those found guilty face the consequences of their actions, and also that sufficient measures are in place to ensure that such incidents are not repeated.”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/eNCAheadlines?src=hash">#eNCAheadlines</a> 13 officials are in hot water for the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> at the Johannesburg Central Prison</p>— eNCA (@eNCA) <a href="https://twitter.com/eNCA/status/879369179526303746">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The <span class="caps">DCS</span> confirmed local media portals report that the incident occured at the the Johannesburg Medium B Correctional Centre. They added that the erotic entertainment session that saw women dressed in underwear interacting with male inmates was at an event hosted at the centre during Youth Month Commemorations on 21 June.</p> <p>The Commissioner said ‘‘the department condemns the incident with the contempt that it deserves, adding that ‘‘the management of the event should have never allowed and should have halted the explicit entertainment as it is against the department’s policies.’‘</p> <p>South Africans have been recating to the incident with most of them poking fun at the authorities for allowing such an incident to take place. Others are worried that the images managed to come out despite the facility being a high security area.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">When you hear South African prisoners have the luxury of strip shows. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> <a href="https://t.co/FfgRAR0GQi">pic.twitter.com/FfgRAR0GQi</a></p>— The | SharpPencil™ (@The_SharpPencil) <a href="https://twitter.com/The_SharpPencil/status/879302923590742017">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Commit a crime<br /> Get free food and accommodation<br /> Study for free in prison<br /> Get a free laptop to use<br /> Free <span class="caps">KFC</span> sometimes<br /> Free <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> <a href="https://t.co/lqdxuuBWDR">pic.twitter.com/lqdxuuBWDR</a></p>— Katleho MK (@KatlehoMK) <a href="https://twitter.com/KatlehoMK/status/879315175081476096">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> <br /> Dude I'm not a prisoner and I've never in my life seen a stripper in real life , a guy behind bars beat me to it. <a href="https://t.co/mke8He1BTi">pic.twitter.com/mke8He1BTi</a></p>— <span class="caps">EFFWORD</span> ☠ (@TIAGOSOUL_) <a href="https://twitter.com/TIAGOSOUL_/status/879310263161368577">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Dont know why he is running from the cop…..In Stafrica prison issa vacation <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> <a href="https://t.co/cZwbYmycJ5">pic.twitter.com/cZwbYmycJ5</a></p>— Mathongo Makhiwane (@MatyMak) <a href="https://twitter.com/MatyMak/status/879323607134031872">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">CommIt a crime, go to Prison. Get free food, a place to sleep and now <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> meanwhile I'm studenting and getting nothing free. <a href="https://t.co/L8PVUScLQ8">pic.twitter.com/L8PVUScLQ8</a></p>— Ms 27 June (@Ashley_Dorothy) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ashley_Dorothy/status/879308806605475840">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> situation at Johannesburg prison right now <a href="https://t.co/KHVwUaQQat">pic.twitter.com/KHVwUaQQat</a></p>— vusi makosi (@mavusimakosi) <a href="https://twitter.com/mavusimakosi/status/879366938224361472">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Dear Mr President<br /> <br /> You see? Prison isn't that bad as you thought. You will be happy!<br /> <br /> Regards<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> <a href="https://t.co/XT6W3yqYJI">pic.twitter.com/XT6W3yqYJI</a></p>— Mkhululi Gwiji (@Cooster_ZA) <a href="https://twitter.com/Cooster_ZA/status/879309197879410688">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Officials behind prison 'strip show' in hot water <a href="https://t.co/u6MJSkMpYS">https://t.co/u6MJSkMpYS</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Johannesburg?src=hash">#Johannesburg</a></p>— Amahle Brown (@Amahle_Brown) <a href="https://twitter.com/Amahle_Brown/status/879431377556578304">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Inmates at Johannesburg’s Medium B prison in Naturena,Sun City, South Africa treated to exotic dance show, sparks <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PrisonStrippers?src=hash">#PrisonStrippers</a> TT <a href="https://t.co/JfksWHLGWi">pic.twitter.com/JfksWHLGWi</a></p>— The Timeline (@thetimeline256) <a href="https://twitter.com/thetimeline256/status/879341193464860674">June 26, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

We will make sure that those found guilty face the consequences of their actions, and also that sufficient measures are in place to ensure that such incidents are not repeated.

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