Germany is ‘running out of PRISON cells’ because of the migrant crisis gripping Europe

GERMANY is fast running out of prison cells due to the refugee crisis, according to the country’s main prison union.

Around 30,000 migrants are being held on remand because they are deemed a flight risk and union leaders estimate that at least 2,000 of these will be handed a custodial sentence when they get to court.

Overtime costs are skyrocketing for prison officers – 440,000 man hours logged in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in the past six months alone.  Continue reading