Inmates in Oz district roam town, enjoy pornography
Prisoners at the Innisfail's work camp are reportedly enjoying pornography, mobile phone calls and unsupervised use of a vehicle to roam Australia’s Cairns District.entertainment Updated: Feb 26, 2009 18:06 IST
Prisoners at the Innisfail's work camp are reportedly enjoying pornography, mobile phone calls and unsupervised use of a vehicle to roam Australia’s Cairns District, sources have claimed.
Several insiders told The Cairns Post that prisoners had been going into town and other places without supervision.
Corrective Services officers and a dog squad searched the camp recently and are believed to have seized pornographic material and a mobile telephone.
Three prisoners were returned to Lotus Glen prison on the Tableland and one prisoner and his wife are facing charges relating to the search.
A prisoner has been charged with possessing a prohibited item, allegedly a mobile telephone, and his wife with supplying the item.
They are due to face the Innisfail Magistrate’s Court on March 2.
A Corrective Services spokesman said they could not comment on issues before the court.
Several sources told the The Cairns Post yesterday said the site had become a "holiday camp" for inmates.
First Published: Feb 26, 2009 18:03 IST