Michael Adebolajo, Accused Soldier Murderer Injured In Prison Brawl

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adeMichael Adebolajo, the man accused of leading an assault on  British  soldier Lee Rigby outside Woolwich barracks, killing him in cold blood  has been injured in an attack in Belmarsh prison.

Adebolajo  has been kept in the prison where he is being transported to the Court to  answer charges of murder .

A standoff in the prison with warders according to reports resulted on the British born of Nigerian parents losing at least two set of his teeth, which were removed as a result as he was being restricted of certain actions in the prison.

The attack occurred last Wednesday according to Prison sources and  Adebolajo  suffered injuries to his mouth. He had been allegedly targeted by prison officers after consistently resisting instructions.

Metropolitan Police however are  investigating the incident that took place at HMP Belmarsh on 17 July.

According to BBC, Adebolajo, 28, has been  receiving medical treatment after losing two teeth.

Adebolajo, from Romford, is accused of hacking Rigby to death near Woolwich barracks in south-east London on 22 May. Michael Adebowale, 22, from Greenwich, has been accused alongside him. The trial is scheduled to begin on 18 November.

Adebolajo faces further charges related to the attempted murder of two police officers and possession of a firearm with intent to cause others to believe that violence would be used.

However, Prison officers accused of the attack as they restrained the tearaway religious fundamentalist denied any wrongdoing

The Prison Officers’ Association has taken news as an exposure of occurences in the prison after the association hit hard t at the Ministry of Justice, claiming it had done “little to avoid sensationalistion pf the attack” of what happened.

The union said that on Wednesday a prisoner was subjected to “approved techniques called ‘control and restraint'”.

“Our members strenuously deny any wrongdoing and the POA will be supporting them legally and emotionally during this difficult time. The use of restraint is only used where necessary when dealing with incidents up and down the country.”

The POA said it would fully co-operate with any police investigation, and expected the officers to be fully exonerated.

Shortly after the injuries occurred, the prison service refused to confirm reports that Adebolajo had suffered injuries to his mouth or that he had been targeted by prison officers.

A spokeswoman said: “The police are investigating an incident that took place at HMP Belmarsh on 17 July. It would be inappropriate to comment while the investigation [is] ongoing.”

Adebolajo, from Romford, is accused of hacking Rigby to death near Woolwich barracks in south-east London on 22 May. Michael Adebowale, 22, from Greenwich, has been accused alongside him. The trial is scheduled to begin on 18 November.

Adebolajo faces further charges related to the attempted murder of two police officers and possession of a firearm with intent to cause others to believe that violence would be used.

leeRigby, a machine gunner and ceremonial drummer in the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, was given a military funeral last week. The prime minister, David Cameron, and mayor of London, Boris Johnson, joined thousands of mourners at the ceremony in Bury, near Manchester.

Rigby’s death has sparked several clashes between rival protesters despite pleas from police and the soldier’s family for it not to be used for political gain.

Source: Guardian.