Prison chiefs are rooting out inmates caught using social media.

The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) undertook 89 investigations into use of social media behind bars in 2014 and 2015, with officers deleting the accounts of 55 users.

Since it opened last year, HMP Grampian has been the site of illicit social media use by six inmates.

Reported by Scottish Legal News. You can read the full story here. 

 

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