Jan 31, 2023

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Zephany Nurse’s kidnapper’s parole to be reconsidered in July 2023

The Correctional Supervision and Parole Board (CSPB) on Friday decided it was necessary for the woman who kidnapped Zephany Nurse to undergo further procedures as part of her rehabilitation.

The profile of Lavona Solomon will be submitted for reconsideration next July year.

The correctional facility said a CSPB parole hearing involving Solomon and the victims was held on Friday.

< p>Solomon is serving a 10-year sentence for kidnapping a three-day-old nurse in April 1997. Solomon was convicted in 2016.

The nurse, now known as Miché Solomon, after a court decided that her real name be published, was stolen from a hospital and only reunited with her birth parents 18 years later.

The department spokeswoman Singabakho Nxumalo said, that the victims in the Angele certainty that the Solomon and Nurse families attended and attended the parole hearing.


“In conducting the process, the CSPB ensured that the victims were given a chance has been given y an impact opinion setting out how they might be affected by the offence, a statement of objections which may include reasons why an offender should not be placed on parole, or a recommendation of possible conditions to apply if placement is granted,” Nxumalo said.

He said the CSPB deemed it necessary for Solomon to undergo further procedures as part of her rehabilitation.

“Legally it is The discretion to grant parole or further profile rests with the Correctional Supervision and Parole Board, except in cases involving lifesavers.

“Consequently, a decision was made confirming that that Lavona Solomon w further investigations by specialists employed by correctional services and a dialogue process with victims and offenders for the purpose of restoring justice,” Nxumalo said.

He said the CSPB’s decision would depend on the response of the offender to development and treatment programs related to rehabilitation, the exi, affects attitudes and the quality of support systems in the community, the likelihood of recidivism and the risk the offender may pose to the community at large, as well as the risk to the complainant .

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