Government to refurbish fence

Abel Resende

THE GOVERNMENT plans to refurbish the fence at the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca. In the wake of the escape of eight prisoners, Government has asked prison authorities to provide “urgently” proposals for upgrading the fencing at Golden Grove to enhance security, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday.

Abel Resende

Responding to an urgent question from UNC Senator David Lee on the fact that the prisoners scaled two perimeter fences, the Prime Minister said Government was in the process of improving the Remand Prison at Golden Grove and wanted to include measures for ameliorating prison security

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