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The general manager of the medium security Marngoneet Correctional Center, Wayne Harper, 57, was accused of owning material about child abuse and knowingly possessing child pornography (stock image)

One of Australia's best prison bosses, who has a prison that houses hundreds of sex offenders, is accused of having child pornography

  • The boss of Marngoneet Correction Center, Wayne Harper, 57, was accused
  • The police claim that the Victorian man had child abuse and child pornography
  • Harper had a prison with more than 300 beds in which many sex offenders were housed
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A prison boss who runs a prison where hundreds of sex offenders are housed has been charged with child pornography.

Wayne Harper, 57, general manager of the security Marngoneet Correctional Center, west of Melbourne, was accused of owning material about child abuse and knowingly possessing child pornography.

The Harper correction center extended to the prison, Karreenga, located in Lara, Victoria, a 300-bed complex that houses many sex offenders.

The general manager of the medium security Marngoneet Correctional Center, Wayne Harper, 57, was accused of owning material about child abuse and knowingly possessing child pornography (stock image)

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The general manager of the medium security Marngoneet Correctional Center, Wayne Harper, 57, was accused of owning material about child abuse and knowingly possessing child pornography (stock image)

The Ministry of Justice and Community Security told the Herald Sun. a corrections Victoria prison officer was investigated by the police.

& # 39; The prison officer is no longer working in the ward. Because the issue is the subject of an ongoing police investigation, it would be inappropriate to provide further comment, & the department said in a statement.

& # 39; The integrity of the Victoria correction system is a top priority and all staff must maintain the highest levels of professionalism and ethics. & # 39;

Mr. Harper was detained on November 13 to appear in court in Geelong.

The police said the investigation is ongoing.

The Harper correction center extended to the prison, Karreenga, located in Lara, Victoria, a 300-bed complex that accommodates many sex offenders

The Harper correction center extended to the prison, Karreenga, located in Lara, Victoria, a 300-bed complex that accommodates many sex offenders

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The Harper correction center extended to the prison, Karreenga, located in Lara, Victoria, a 300-bed complex that accommodates many sex offenders

Harper quickly rose through the ranking of corrections Victoria after he started working at Marngoneet in 2006.

He previously worked in the manufacturing industry and small businesses and worked in various prisons.

Mr. Harper is also the project manager of the Inside Out Parenting program, which is designed to reduce the level of crime between generations.

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