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Adebolajo 'pushed into window'

Michael Adebolajo's brother said the Woolwich murder suspect lost two teeth after being pushed against a window by prison officers. Five prison officers have been suspended over an incident at Belmarsh. All "strenuously deny any wrongdoing".

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Woolwich suspect Adebolajo assaulted in prison

ITV News understands that Michael Adebolajo, one of the men accused of the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, has been assaulted in prison. The prison service have confirmed an investigation is underway.

Woolwich suspect Michael Adebolajo. Credit: RTV

A source told ITV News that Adebolajo had two teeth knocked out and that he had been "targeted" within the prison.

A Prison Service spokesperson said: "The police are investing an incident that took place at HMP Belmarsh on July 17. It would be inappropriate to comment while the investigation was ongoing.”

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