Serial Rapist Martin Gumbura was behind the riots that rocked Chikurubi Maximum Prison as he tried to bolt out of jail.
Investigations have shown that more than 100 dangerous criminals were involved in an escape bid allegedly masterminded by Gumbura.
Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is also the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, said the disturbances at Chikurubi were a manipulated and careful planning by dangerous inmates who include Gumbura.
Legislator Simon Chidakwa had asked what government is doing about the conditions of the inmates in all prisons around the country, to which Cde Mnangagwa replied that security has been enhanced and the perpetrators put in penal section.
Cde Mnangagwa also revealed that the correctional services have enough food reserves to last the next seven months although they have asked treasury to avail funding to improve on inmates’ clothing.