Murderer awarded £815 'over broken nose trimmer'

A triple murderer has been awarded £815 in compensation after prison guards broke items including his nose hair trimmer. Kevan Thakrar said he was "stressed" by the loss of "priceless possessions" including photographs, letters and a carton of juice.

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MP: Triple murderer 'should not be paid anything'

The triple murderer awarded £815 because his nose hair clippers were broken by a prison guard "should not be paid anything", a Conservative MP told Good Morning Britain.

Nadine Dorries dubbed Kevan Thakrar's claim "quite bizarre" and "difficult to either believe or understand".

"If you or I lose our personal possession we don't have a claim for £800 to repay us. And most of this payment was made because a prison officer failed to apologise because he was stressed over losing his belongings."

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Prison guard says Thakrar compensation 'pathetic'

A prison guard who was injured in an attack by convicted murderer Kevan Thakrar, has hit out at a court's decision to award the inmate £815 compensation for damage to his possessions, including a nose hair trimmer.

Thakrar, 26, admitted attacking the guards but a court cleared him of two counts of attempted murder and three of wounding with intent after he claimed he had been acting in self-defence.

Craig Wylde, who suffered a severed artery and damaged nerves in the attack, told the Daily Mail

It is another case of the prisoner getting everything and the real victims getting nothing.

He is always trying it on. This is the sort of person he is. He has to complain about everything and thinks he's a big man because he's challenging the system. This latest claim will have cost thousands and thousands of taxpayers' money. It is just totally pathetic."

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Murderer awarded £815 for broken nose clippers

A triple murderer has been awarded £815 in compensation after prison guards broke his nose hair trimmer.

Kevan Thakrar, 26, sued prison officials, claiming he had been "stressed" by the loss of "priceless possessions" including photographs, letters and a carton of fruit juice.

Kevan Thakrar is serving a life sentence for murder. Credit: PA

He boasted on Facebook that the Government had now "paid up". Of the £815 paid to Thakrar, £500 was reportedly awarded because prison bosses refused to apologise to him.

Thakrar was jailed alongside brother Miran for a gangland-style execution of three men in 2007.