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Prisoner “boiled alive” by cellmate

A PRISONER has been left “barely recognisable” after a cellmate emptied a boiling kettle over his face. James McPhee, 38, was left in ‘mortal agony’...

Tobin victim’s father sends birthday message to killer

By Kevin Duguid   SERIAL killer Peter Tobin was sent a stark 65th birthday message by the father of one of his victims today (Sat). Ian McNicol told...

Scots prisoners help to build effigies for Indian festival parade

By Christine Lavelle SOME of Scotland’s hardest prisoners have helped create giant 40ft effigies to be torched to mark a major Hindu...

Sir Jackie Stewart offers hope to prisoners with Kenny MacAskill

By Oliver Farrimond MOTOR racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart offered hope to Scottish prisoners yesterday after visiting Saughton Prison in Edinburgh with Justice Secretary Kenny...

Dealer’s fruity excuse for chucking drugs over prison wall

By Michael MacLeod A DOZY drug dealer was caught throwing heroin and mobile phones over a prison wall for inmates – after lobbing a fresh...

Pampered Scottish prisoners claiming for luxury items

By Oliver Farrimond PAMPERED prisoners at high-security Saughton jail in Edinburgh are claiming hundreds of pounds in compensation for goods going missing behind bars –...

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