Twenty Tanzanian prison officers have joined the Seychelles Prison Services to beef up security at the island nation’s main facility prison at Montagne Posee, a top official said Tuesday.

The superintendent of the Seychelles Prison Service, Raymond St Ange, said that the officers have come at an opportune time. Last month, an inmate died after being stabbed by a fellow inmate at the Montagne Posee Prison. It was the second death at the prison after an inmate succumbed to his injuries in 2016 after he fell off the roof of the facility.

“Increasing manpower has been one of the main priorities of the reform set forward by the Prison High-Level Committee….
Source: Seychelles News Agency