Garth inmates who wounded prisoner get extra jail time

Two prisoners who wounded another inmate with a mop handle have each been given an additional 20 months in jail.

Monday, 28th September 2020, 3:45 pm

Inmate Yasir Ali was attacked in an unprovoked assault at HMP Garth at around 10.25am on New Year’s Day, 2019, Preston Crown Court was told.

He was found in his cell injured and bleeding almost an hour later by another prisoner.

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Both men appeared before Preston Crown Court.

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