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Prisoner jailed for assaulting two officers in jail flare-up

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A prisoner assaulted two prison officers in Norwich jail when trouble flared among inmates, a court heard.

King's Lynn Crown Court heard there was unrest among the inmates after a prisoner was refused permission to attend a family funeral and fellow prisoners gathered on the landing area of the jail.

David Wilson, prosecuting, said prison officers were called to the area and found prisoners swinging white enamel mugs around.

Mr Wilson said batons were deployed by prison officers and then during the incident one........

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