Our parole system needs an overhaul

Our parole system needs an overhaul

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How many other paroled convicts are out there – ready to pounce?

Yet another little coffin was lowered into the ground: eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk was murdered, allegedly by a man out on parole. Moyhdian Pangarker, Van Wyk’s accused killer, has a long, disturbing criminal wrap sheet. The 54-year-old has been in and out of prison for various crimes. Prosecutors told the court that Pangarker has 11 previous convictions that date back to 1981 and include culpable homicide and murder. Yet, somehow, he managed to be released from prison as a man on the mend. Our justice system must be addressed. Heads must hung in shame that unpoliced criminals, unguarded parolees roam...




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