'Dancers brought in to entertain inmates for Youth Month event'

Correctional services bosses are startled by revelations on social media that inmates at Johannesburg prison were entertained by scantily clad women in lingerie.

Dancers were brought to Johannesburg Medium-B prison to “entertain” inmates last Wednesday as part of Youth Month celebrations.

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But to the surprise of prison authorities‚ and the delight of inmates‚ the women arrived wearing outfits that left little to the imagination.

“The intention was never to have strippers in the facility‚” Acting National Correctional Services Commissioner James Smalberger told a news briefing.

“That is unacceptable and we cannot tolerate that at all."