Parliamentary Question:Dcs: Number of foreigners detained in prisons


Question no: 2617

Mr P J Groenewald (FF Plus) to ask the Minister of Correctional Services:
(1)       How many (a) foreigners are currently being detained in prisons and (b) persons from each individual country are being detained in this manner;
(2)       whether she will make a statement on the matter?

(1)(a) Remand detention = 3712

Sentenced = 4868

TOTAL 8580 as at 17 August 2010
(b) Annexure 1 underneath
(2)I will consider making a statement regarding the incarceration of foreigners on the basis of current discussion at multi-lateral level.