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  • Prisoners found drinking anti-swine flu hand gel to get drunk

    09/25/2009 5:41:19 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 30 replies · 1,204+ views
    Guardian ^ | 24 September 2009 | Steven Morris
    Alcohol hand gel meant to combat swine flu has been banned from a prison after inmates became embroiled in a drunken brawl after drinking it. Hand gels supplied to a prison to combat the risk of swine flu have been removed after inmates realised it contained alcohol and began drinking it to try to get drunk. At least one prisoner at HMP The Verne on Portland, Dorset, was found intoxicated. The Prison Service confirmed that this case was being investigated but meanwhile antibacterial gel pumps had been removed as a "precautionary measure". Andy Fear, a member of the Verne's Prison...