Incidents of rape down in prison

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 19:30

Incidents of rape in prison have decreased, this from the acting commissioner of prisons who believes overcrowding is the behind the lower statistics.

 The information was presented to the joint select committee of Parliament looking into the human rights of remandees and also heard that approximately 25 percent of inmates have some form of mental illness, but only 4 percent access treatment.