Prison officers suspended after probe

Fourteen prison officers at Pentonville Prison in north London have been suspended following corruption allegations.

A Prison Service spokeswoman said the officers were suspended by the prison governor.

The jail will “briefly reduce” its maximum number of inmates – at a time of record prison numbers in England and Wales – as a result of the move.

A prison service spokesman said: “The governor of HMP Pentonville has taken the decision to suspend 14 officers following allegations of corrupt behaviour.

Prison officers suspended after probe – News – channel4.com

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