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Riot prisoners boosting jail numbers

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The news has been full of stories about tough prison sentences for rioting and crowded prisons. But there are also stories of prison beatings.

Our home affairs correspondent Danny Shaw examines the impact of a sudden influx of 1,000 new prisoners in the past fortnight.


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