He claims he was not involved in the incident how I was raped in prison.

He claims he was not involved in the incident how I was raped in prison.

Denial and a homophobic culture means rape of male prisoners by other guys continues to be prison’s secret that is dirty. Pharie Sefali interviewed a man that is young had been raped in jail.

Nkosi (name changed) is two decades old. He could be currently in level 12. He utilized to fit in with a gang called the Vato. He’s accused of murdering a gang user through the Vura gang in Crossroads, Nyanga.

The Vura together with Vato are competing gangs into the township. Their people are aged between 12 and 25.

In January, Nkosi and their buddies had been accused of beating an associate of a gang that is rival death. He claims he had been maybe not active in the incident.

“I admitted into the criminal activity because I became beaten by the police prosecutor during the authorities place,” said Nkosi. “He said that used to do it despite the fact that we told him I didn’t … I became provided for Pollsmoor Prison for a couple months before I became given bail.”

Nkosi stated which he had heard numerous tales regarding how old individuals treat young adults in jail, but he never ever thought he’d 1 day experience it.

“once I joined the prison, we got searched while the prison wardens took all my possessions plus they provided me with brand new garments. There have been a lot more than ten of us.”

“When we got within the jail, we had been divided and had been place in various jail cells. The cell which was assigned to me personally had a set sponge for a mattress, a basin and a small lavatory. I did not get any blankets nor toiletries, and there have been three other guys in there beside me.”

“I came across a couple of dudes they gave me blankets and soap that I know from my township and. We had those for a days that are few they got taken.”

Nkosi stated because he didn’t know the prison language and was given hard tasks to perform that he was beaten daily. Continue reading “He claims he was not involved in the incident how I was raped in prison.”