In the Media

Drug use 'rife' at Feltham

PUBLISHED December 10, 2004

Drug use was rife among inmates at a young offenders' institution at the time an Asian teenager was beaten to death by his racist cellmate, an inquiry heard today.

The inquiry into the death of Zahid Mubarek heard an extract from an observation book maintained by officers at Feltham young offender institution in west London, which described strong smells of cannabis coming from cells.