Abuse of prisoners at Winnipeg remand centre ignored: ex-employee

Three guards at the Winnipeg remand centre were fired last month after allegedly beating up an inmate.

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Three guards at the Winnipeg remand centre were fired last month after allegedly beating up an inmate.

Now there is an internal investigation into how prisoners are being treated while behind bars.

APTN National News reporter Ntawnis Piapot caught up with a former remand centre employee who said she raised concerns, but was ignored and faced retribution.

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