HMP Wandsworth prison officer jailed for smuggling plot – BBC News

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Image caption Police discovered Donna Taylor (r) paid Kwaku Boakye (l) to provide contraband products to her partner

A jail officer and the partner of a prisoner have actually been imprisoned for a plot to smuggle drugs, 3 bottles of red wine and 18 smart phones into a prison.

Guard Kwaku Boakye, 59, was paid 360 by Donna Taylor to offer the products to her partner, who was serving at HMP Wandsworth.

Boakye, was captured with contraband throughout a search when he showed up for deal with 21 April 2014.

He was imprisoned at Southwark Crown Court for 6 years.

Boakye, of Moberly Road, who had actually rejected communicating the products into a jail, was condemned after a trial.

Taylor, 34, of St James Road, Mitcham, was imprisoned for 4 years.

She had actually formerly pleaded guilty to communicating drugs and phones into a jail.


Full list of products:

  • 2.7 g of diamorphine (heroin)
  • 103g of organic and skunk marijuana
  • 18 cellphones
  • 17 Sim cards
  • 3 bottles of red wine

An examination discovered he had actually fulfilled Taylor in Clapham who had actually asked him to offer to her partner Jerry Agyemang.

He was serving a sentence for a guns offense at the time.

Det Con Scott Pavitt stated he hoped the sentences would “act as a deterrent to others who want to participate in corruption”.

Originally released at: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk