Monday, February 19, 2018

Rapes in prison*

The Acting Commissioner of Prisons, William Alexander, delivered what is by any measure a startling piece of information while addressing a session at the Joint Select Committee (JSC) of the Parliament recently. He said the number of rapes in the prisons has gone down because of overcrowding in prison cells.It is as though the prisons boss was celebrating this development.
Less prisoners are being sexually abused by their fellow inmates because there are more of them in the same space, on a daily and/or nightly basis.

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