One in five lags in UK's top-security jails is a Muslim, figures reveal
System struggling to cope with radicalisation as growing numbers of maximum security inmates follow the Islamic faith
One in five prisoners in Britain's top-security jails are Muslims, figures show.
The eight Category A jails contain 5,885 highly dangerous lags and 1,229 — 20.8 per cent — say they follow the Islamic faith.
That is up from a total of 999 just five years ago, a jump of 23 per cent.
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