More women at N.J. prison allege sexual assaults by guards

Two more inmates at the state’s troubled women’s prison in Clinton Township charge they were the victims of repeated sexual assaults or abuse by several guards, and faced retaliation when they complained.

In a lawsuit filed in state Superior Court, the inmates–both serving lengthy sentences for robbery–said they were forced into sexual acts with a number of corrections officers, including two who have already been criminally charged in cases involving other women incarcerated at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility.

And they claimed that administrators knew what was going on, but did nothing about it.

The complaint, filed Monday, declared that “a pattern and …read more

Source: Camden

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