offenders known to reoffend after drinking will face alcohol bans sobriety will be enforced with alcohol monitoring tags worn for up to a year offenders with an alcohol ban on community sentences have stayed sober on 97 percent of the days they […]
Double child killer Colin Pitchfork has been arrested and recalled to prison, the Ministry of Justice said, after he was released two months ago. It is understood he was returned to custody on Friday over a breach of his licence conditions – […]
A man diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia who killed a 23-year-old man and injured seven others in a violent stabbing spree in Birmingham last year has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 21 years. Zephaniah McLeod, 28, carried […]
Ministry of Justice data shows there were 7,479 assaults on prison staff nationally in the 12 months to March 2021.
On her second visit to the Isle of Wight since taking up office in May, Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones, heard how prison officers feel that they are not being treated fairly when they are the victim of an assault in […]
A serial rapist who called himself ‘The Ripper’ has died in hospital while serving a life sentence at HMP Frankland. Duwayne Henry was jailed in March 2015 after subjecting three sex workers to horrifying attacks, believing they would be less likely to […]
Supreme CourtPublished August 3, 2021Sanambar v Secretary of State for the Home DepartmentBefore Lord Reed, Lord Hodge, Lord Sales, Lord Stephens and Sir Declan Morgan UKPC 30Judgment July 16, 2021 Before a young adult migrant who had lawfully spent the majority of […]
A convicted terrorist who went on a knife rampage wearing a fake bomb belt within days of his release from jail was shot dead by officers following him, an inquest has heard. Police had tried to block the release of Sudesh Amman, […]
A shortage of barristers and judges is hampering efforts to reduce the backlog of trials, as the government announces it will reopen courtrooms and reintroduce longer sitting days. Lawyers across England and Wales have reported that trials are being delayed because barristers […]
A paedophile who kidnapped and sexually abused a young girl 20 years ago near Burton died of natural causes in jail, an inquest has ruled. Pervert Arnold Baxter died in October four years into a 10-year prison sentence and was found in […]
Calls have been made for HMP Greenock to be replaced as soon as possible after a leaking roof forced the closure of 40 cells. The prison was built in 1907 and operates at only 75 per cent capacity because of the poor condition of […]
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