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G4S South Africa Care and Justice Services response to Mangaung allegations

G4S South Africa Care and Justice Services responds to allegations about the treatment of prisoners at the Mangaung Correctional Centre, Bloemfontein in South Africa
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Responding to the allegations a spokesman for G4S South Africa Care and Justice Services said:

"In 2013, the South African Department for Correctional Services commenced an investigation into the allegations set out by the Wits Justice Project. G4S South Africa Care and Justice Services has cooperated fully with the DCS and provided all documentation available. 

"Mangaung Correctional Centre has been subject to continuous inspection by various oversight bodies over the past 15 years. 

"G4S South Africa Care and Justice Services sets clear polices that require all employees to comply with applicable laws and regulations.

"We have complied with all requirements following the death of a person in our care, and we will cooperate fully with any further DCS investigation."