Prisoners in UK's toughest jails to be scanned for drugs in crackdown on contraband behind bars 

Mail Online | 1/23/2020 | Daily Mail Reporter
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Prisoners will face X-ray scans for drugs and contraband hidden inside their bodies in a major crackdown.

Ministers announced a new £28million fund to install the technology at 16 prisons with bad smuggling problems.

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The scanners show up illegal substances, mobiles and weapons hidden in body cavities or swallowed.

A trial at one jail led to 300 illegal items being found in its first year.

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Prisons minister Lucy Frazer said: 'They will help to stem the flow of contraband and allow officers to focus on rehabilitation.'

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