Francistown prisoners to be relocated

FRANCISTOWN: Prisoners from the Francistown State Prison will be relocated to Selebi-Phikwe, Serowe and Mahalapye prisons to pave way for the renovation of the facility.

While confirming the process, the public relations officer at Botswana Prisons Service Wamorena Ramolefhe, insisted that the relocation has not started.

“We have not yet started renovating the prison and transferring prisoners to other prisons. The transfers that are taking place right now are just normal transfers. We would tell you in due course when the renovation and relocation process starts in earnest,” said Ramolefhe.

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