Wednesday 21 July 2010
Nancy, France - Two attacks on prison guards at Maxéville
Nancy-Maxéville "prison of the future"
July 19, 2010 - Two successive attacks on prison guards occurred at the Nancy-Maxéville prison yesterday, provoking the anger of the unions.
Three people aboard a vehicle blocked the road to the detention centre on Sunday morning, preventing a guard from going to the prison. "They got on to the guard's car and insulted him," reported Secretary General of the Federal Prison Union (UFAP). Ten minutes later, the attackers "beat up" a second guard, who was traveling by bicycle.
The detention centre Maxéville Nancy, which has 690 cells (currently occupied by about 640 prisoners) for 280 prison staff had been described as "modern, innovative and humane" by the Justice Minister, Rachida Dati, during his inauguration June 9th, 2009. Ouest France.
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