South Africa: Prison fire an ‘elaborate plan’

Maximum security inmates in a South African prison attempted an escape and managed to burn down six jail cells and three administration offices.  The inmates were reportedly upset about the quality of the food and about some staff.  According to the official:

“They started with the locks and then broke the beds and made keys and weapons. They started there and moved and lit the fires,” he said.

The inmates also managed to burn all of the inmate files.  Hope they had those backed up somewhere…

Read more here.

Advertisements
Tagged , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: