HMP Lowdham guards accused of assaulting prisoners
Allegations have emerged of assaults by prison officers on inmates following several outbreaks of violence at a Nottinghamshire jail.
Relatives of three prisoners contacted the BBC to complain about conditions at HMP Lowdham Grange.
One said she was told a handcuffed inmate had been thrown down stairs and others "pulled from cells and punched".
Serco, which runs the prison, said it had received no complaints about officers assaulting prisoners.
Lowdham Grange was "peaceful and operating to its normal regime", it added.
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