Prisoners at HMP Edinburgh were caught in possession of more weapons and mobile phones than in any other jail in Scotland.

Since 2011, 169 weapons – mainly home-made – were seized by authorities at the Saughton jail.

During the same period, a staggering 272 smuggled mobile phones were also taken off prisoners.

Reported by the Edinburgh News. You can read the full story here. 

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