From reform to security risk

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 14:45

The state's attempt to prepare child offenders for civilian life backfired when it instead turned into a security risk.

This was revealed during a Joint Select Committee examining the treatment of children behind bars.

But the parliament heard today that an attempt to educate the young offenders on the outside resulted in threats and arrests.

Reporter Ria Rambally has more.