Seven-hour stand-off between inmates and prison staff finally comes to an end

Seven-hour stand-off between inmates and prison staff finally comes to an end
 

Prison staff were involved in a stand-off with inmates lasting almost seven hours following a disturbance at a jail.
An unknown number of prisoners refused to return to their cells at the end of the evening at HMP Birmingham, a category B and C jail.
G4S, which runs the jail, said the incident was ‘brought to a safe conclusion’ at around 11.45pm.
Prisoners were heard chanting ‘we want burn’ – a reference to the cigarette ban, which was brought into UK prisons on September 1.
Janine, whose brother is an inmate in HMP Birmingham, told Metro.co.uk: ‘I got a weird text message at about 6pm... read more

 
4 September 2017 in Hot News, Views: 66
Source: Metro
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