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Indonesia to probe jailbreak as 150 inmates remain on the run

Indonesia has launched an investigation into accusations of mistreatment by prison guards, after around 350 inmates broke out of an overcrowded jail on Sumatra island in Riau Province last week, an official said on Monday.

Drones flying into UK prisons to be probed

UK's Prison Service and police are set to probe drones flying drugs and mobile phones to inmates in England and Wales, the media reported on Monday.

Up to 200 inmates riot at British prison

British police were on Sunday trying to quell a prison riot involving up to 200 inmates, which broke out just days after a warders` association warned of a "bloodbath" in the UK`s detention facilities.

Iris scans may prevent mistaken release of inmates

A Baltimore inmate who bluffed his way out of prison probably wouldn`t have tricked guards if they had eye-scanners such as those being installed at dozens of jails nationwide.