Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has outlined the reasoning behind the pending release of 19 000 prisoners, amidst coronavirus fears in correctional facilities.
Failing to heed medical advice, especially when you’ve tested positive for the coronavirus, will have dire consequences.
Think twice and verify the facts before you share that coronavirus WhatsApp message or Facebook post or you could find yourself in jail.
A video is doing the rounds showing inmates at the Mdantsane Correctional Services Centre sipping wine and getting their groove on.
Harvey Weinstein addressed the court before he was shipped off to jail, and he really should have kept his mouth shut.
Marie Basson has been sentenced to six month in jail for using racist slurs, and then refusing to apologise for them.
The first pictures have emerged of Felicity Huffman since she was sent to jail for participating in a massive college admissions scam.
The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill defines certain messages as illegal, and punishable with jail time and/or a fine.
The photographer who used a drone to capture the image that cuts to the core of the protests against gender-based violence could be in a lot of trouble.
Rapper A$AP Rocky is in jail on charges of assault, and Donald Trump is trying to speed up his release. It’s not going well.
Smuggling drugs into prison is fraught with danger, and in the past gangs have used pigeons and tennis balls. Now they’re branching out.
SA law enforcement, working together with the Road Traffic Management Corporation, is planning to hit those driving drunk where it hurts most.
Drunk drivers had better watch out – if you’re caught over the limit, you could be in for a pretty rough festive season.
A former soldier was spared jail time, despite downloading child sex images, after it was revealed that he had been Prince Harry’s bodyguard.
TripAdvisor is just one of the companies fighting back against the scourge of fake reviews, and they’ve nailed a landmark ruling.
At a maximum security prison in Norway, inmates get to mingle with unarmed guards, play video games, and wallow in the comfort of their luxury cells.
Dishing out applicable jail sentences are a rare occurrence in South Africa, but does sven years for grabbing a Coke and R150 seem a bit steep?
When news broke out that Chris Hani’s assassinator would be released from prison, people were not happy. But it looks like he may stay.
Here’s one to keep all those pesky tourists away from spending money on our shores – check out this couple’s African holiday from hell.
El Salvador – much like most of South America – is renowned for letting its inmates do whatever they like, as long as it’s not escape.
None of us are daft to think that Pollsmoor is a pleasant place to call home, but sometimes it helps to be reminded what awaits on the other side of the law.
Here’s proof that it’s not always the babysitter who is to blame – and this is one father who is ready to admit his son’s faults.
Oscar Pistorius’ time in prison has no doubt been a trial for the double amputee, but through his high profile and various complaints, his life is being made a little more comfy.
NUTS ON A PLANE! The sequel to that awful snakes movie… Here is a case of someone actually going nuts because of some nuts.
We sometimes do stupid things in life. This may lead us into some sticky situations…most of which we can probably handle. Sometimes however, you do something really, really retarded…
Former Fidentia big wig, J Arthur Brown faced the Supreme Court of Appeal last month, and his sentence is in. Find out what the verdict is here.