BBC:- Drone carrying drugs found in prison grounds at HMP Manchester

BBC:- Drone carrying drugs found in prison grounds at HMP Manchester

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A drone being used to smuggle contraband into the grounds of a prison has been recovered by guards, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has said.

It is thought to have been flown in from outside HMP Manchester, formerly known as Strangeways, on Friday before being “successfully intercepted”.

Police believe it was carrying mobile phones, SIM cards and drugs.

A Prison Service spokesman said: “All contraband was seized and handed to the police to investigate”.

“Incidents involving drones are rare, but we remain constantly vigilant to all new threats to prison security,” he added.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-34764417

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