body scanners

Justices of the Peace on strike

Justices of the Peace operating at the maximum security prison in Arouca say they will not be offering their services to the families of detainess at the remand yard.

The JPs say recently implemented security scanners are endangering their health.

They say the scanners were introduced in the prison one week before Christmas, however they were given the assurance that they will not be subjected to this security measure.