There is no need to panic over correctional services employees and offenders in SA's jails as they will be safe, justice & correctional services minister Ronald Lamola says.

SA is set to go into lockdown at midnight on Thursday, but the critical issue of its impact on officials and offenders in SA's severely overcrowded prisons was unclear. ..

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