Correctional Services said that “matters are under control” at Johannesburg’s Sun City Prison on Wed.
Police are investigating a case of rape after a nurse allegedly sexually assaulted a young patient who was admitted to hospital after drinking poison.
The girl, 18, was in a private room at the Jane Furse Hospital when she was raped early on Friday.
"There is someone we suspect but we will allow the law to take its course," a hospital source said.
He said the nurse had allegedly expressed an interest in the patient when she was admitted.
Police said they were investigating the rape of a patient at the hospital .
Provincial health department spokesman Phuti Seloba confirmed yesterday that a patient was raped at their institution.
Earlier this year, a nurse was raped at the Sekororo Hospital near Tzaneen. - Frank Maponya