John Fikile Block released on parole

The Department of Correctional Services confirms parole placement for Mr John Fikile Block effectively from THE 10th November 2023. The national spokesperson of the department of Correctional services Mr. Singabakho Nxumalo says Block was sentenced to 15 years for corruption and money laundering on the 6th December 2016. Nxumalo says the parole placement decision was taken by the Correctional supervision and parole board following section 73 of the Correctional services act. He says the offender rehabilitation path plays an important role when the inmate’s suitability for parole placement is being considered by the CSPB. According to information, Block benefited from the special remission of sentences of 2019, 2020 and 2023, thus bringing forward his minimum detention period to 13 September 2023. Nxumalo says the following . . . "Insert" (JOHN FIKILE BLOCK)

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang

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