Category Archives: Violence in prison

Hindley Prison: Inspectors found “overwhelming levels of self-harm and violence”

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwick, in a report on Hindley Prison published today (25th April) says: HM Young Offender Institution Hindley is a large establishment just outside Wigan with the capacity to hold 440 boys and young people aged 15 to 18. At the time of this inspection it was only just over… Continue Reading

PRISONER FOUND NOT GUILTY OF OFFICER ATTACKS

The ex-governor of a high security jail where three prison officers were stabbed by a triple murderer said today he felt “let down, dismayed and humiliated” after a jury cleared the inmate of all charges. Kevan Thakrar, 24, admitted stabbing the members of staff at Frankland Prison, Durham, in March last year with a broken… Continue Reading

“Sorry” For Officer Assault

(Above Miran and Kevan Thrakar jailed for 42 years in 2008 for three murders) A triple killer who stabbed his prison guards apologised today for wounding three officers in a savage attack outside his cell. However Kevan Thakrar accused prison officers of a “stitch-up” intended to ensure he spent the rest of his life behind… Continue Reading

Prisoner ‘Disembowelled’ in Frankland Cell

Two inmates have been charged with murdering a convicted child rapist found “disembowelled” in his cell at an English prison. Mitchell Harrison, 23, who had been jailed for the rape of a 13-year-old schoolgirl, was discovered dead in his cell Sunday 2nd October by staff at HM Prison Frankland in Durham, north-east England, Sky News… Continue Reading

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