Westgate Prison Out of Control with Gang Activity

Tensions running high at Westgate Correctional Facility following yet another assault on an inmate inside the prison.

The inmate reportedly lost piece of a finger after he was allegedly attacked by other inmates. He was taken to hospital where he also received treatment for injuries to finger and his face.

According to a prison source who described the situation as all out chaos, prisons officers were uncooperative with police after prisons staff reported the matter.

TNN also has learned of a second incident which left another inmate with broken ribs allegedly sustained after officers attempted to restrain him.

There are also reports of inmates contacting associates on the outside to perform acts of retaliation on corrections officers who they feel have wronged them.

TNN has reached out to the Ministry of National Security for comment about these allegations.

According to our source the recent retirement of a senior corrections officer and a deputy commissioner, have left a void in leadership which inmates are now taking the opportunity to exploit as the majority of officers are said to be inexperienced while the nature of the inmates is described as more violent than ever.

Corrections officers have previously expressed no confidence in prisons Commissioner Keeva Joell-Benjamin whom they feel has failed to support them in their efforts to manage the facility.

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