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Minister defends treatment of juvenile prisoners

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 29 September 2020, 10:00PM

The Minister of Police and Correction Services, Tialavea Tionisio Hunt,  has rejected claims that juvenile prisoners are treated as “caged animals” at Tanumalala Prison and said prison cannot be compared to a hotel.  

Two weeks ago, Supreme Court Justice Vui Clarence Nelson said the conditions children were being held in at the Tanumalala Prison, made the juveniles appear like “caged animals.”  

By Joyetter Feagaimaali'i 29 September 2020, 10:00PM

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