Around 300 Camp St Prison inmates released -Ramjattan

As of yesterday, about 300 prisoners from the Camp Street Prison who were evacuated to Lusignan following Sunday’s fire and riot at the facility have been released, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said last night.

Of that number, approximately 56, who were scheduled to be released this month, were granted remissions by the minister.

“We have also done that extraordinary thing which I have powers to do, but which it would appear that the PSC (Private Sector Commission) feels I couldn’t do, and released early a number of prisoners that way. Their early date of release was around now or by month end,” Ramjattan told reporters at the Pegasus Hotel.

“I granted them the remission because I understand from the prisons that …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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