Thursday 23 May 2019

Investigation underway after prisoner claims he was sexually assaulted by other inmates

Cork Prison
Cork Prison
Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

An investigation is underway after a prisoner alleged he was sexually assaulted by other inmates at Cork Prison.

A spokesperson for the Irish Prison Service confirmed it received an allegation from a male prisoner and that the matter has now been referred to gardai.

It is understood an official complaint was made to gardai who are now probing the alleged incident.

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