The Science Inside

The Science Inside prisons (and how inmates plot their prison breaks)

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's attempted jail break has put the spotlight on the prison system and the architecture of the maximum security facilities.

The team look at several prison stories documenting the history correctional facilities in the world and evolution of criminal justice reform.


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How did the M1 bridge collapse happen?

How did the M1 bridge collapse happen?

Following the bridge collapse on the M1 highway The Science Inside team has a look at the science inside bridges and traffic.

The Science Inside: Fees Must Fall Protests

The Science Inside: Fees Must Fall Protests

The #FeesMustFall protests shook Wits University and the country, the team looks at the tech and techniques police use to control violent crowds.

Krejcir foiled jail beak: Cops deny O'Sullivan tip-off claims

Krejcir foiled jail beak: Cops deny O'Sullivan tip-off claims

Police say forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan didn't tip them off about a planned escape by Radovan Krejcir.

Krejcir monitored closely after foiled prison break

Krejcir monitored closely after foiled prison break

702's Stephen Grootes spoke to EWN's Govan Whittles about the report that Radovan Krejcir's prison escape plan was foiled.

'Overcrowding at Pollsmoor prison has led to rat infestation'

'Overcrowding at Pollsmoor prison has led to rat infestation'

Almost 5 000 inmates are being relocated to other local facilities as officials attempt to clean up the maximum security facility.

Krejcir found guilty for attempted murder and kidnapping

Krejcir found guilty for attempted murder and kidnapping

Mandy Wiener reports that Czech businessman Radovan Krejcir has been found guilty and is facing time in jail.

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