first_img 7 Views   no discussions LocalNews The public chastised for smuggling drugs into the prisons by: – April 5, 2011 Share Share Sharecenter_img Tweet Photo credit: Mobile WhackMembers of the public have been criticized for allegedly distributing illegal drugs to the inmates at the Dominica States prison.That’s criticism is coming from Chief Prison Officer Raphael Cartin.He told the closing of the criminal assizes on Monday that members of the public smuggle drugs to the inmates.“The prison is enveloped and even people on the outside sending drugs inside. We try our best to patrol the areas but there are persons who were known to have smuggled the drugs inside,” he said.Cartin said one person has been captured and was imprisoned for six months.He is hoping that a drug prevention program which is expected to get on-stream soon, will help curb the problem.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring!last_img

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