A broken water pump at Guruve prison has resulted in over 250 people at the camp to rely on borehole water from a nearby school. The prisoners now have to bath in a dam. According to a Newsday report, Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services Commissioner General-General Paradzai Zimondi could neither confirm nor deny the issue. When asked for a comment on the reports, he retorted
Go to Guruve and see the events on the ground. I am not staying in Guruve either, so how can I know of things that are happening in Guruve?
One of the officers who declined to be named spoke to Newsday and said
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We are in serious trouble due to lack of water. Our water pump blew up a month ago and we are suffering. In some instances, we skip our bath because it is very difficult to take a bath at a dam.
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