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Dodds nearly full but AG not worried

BARRY ALLEYNE, barryalleyne@nationnews.com

Added 24 May 2015

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The sprawling property at Her Majesty’s Prisons at Dodds, St Philip. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)

BARBADOS’ LONE PRISON is almost full.

And there are not enough guards to patrol the hallways at Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds.

There are now 924 inmates at the St Philip facility, the highest in 24 months, and in a complex that was built to house 1 150.

Three hundred and ninety-one people are employed at the correctional facility, well short of the 503 recommended to the Ministry of Home Affairs eight years ago.

But Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite isn’t overly worried about the numbers right now.

Please read the full story in today's Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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