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A girl has been charged after a video allegedly displaying a jail guard having intercourse with an inmate at HMP Wandsworth went viral on social media.

Footage was shared on-line on Friday which appeared to indicate two folks having intercourse contained in the Category B jail. The clip, filmed by a 3rd individual on a cell phone, might be heard saying: “Guys we’ve made history, this is what I’m telling you.”

Linda De Sousa Abreu, 30, has now been charged with misconduct in a public workplace. She will seem in custody at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Monday after it had been made conscious of the video on Friday.

During the X-rated video, colleagues may be heard on the officer’s radio, left on a aspect desk, within the video, which additionally captures piles of the prisoner’s garments heaped over a bunk mattress. The Met instantly launched an investigation, confirming on Saturday {that a} girl had been arrested on suspicion of misconduct in public workplace.

A Met Police spokeswoman stated: “A police investigation was launched on June 28 after officers were made aware of a video filmed inside HMP Wandsworth. A woman was arrested on suspicion of misconduct in public office later that day. Linda De Sousa Abreu, 30, (13/12/93) of Fulham was charged on June 29 with misconduct in public office. She will appear in custody at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 1 July.”

A spokesman for HMP Prison Service stated: “Staff corruption is not tolerated and the former prison officer allegedly featured in this video has been reported to the police. It would be inappropriate to comment further while they investigate.”

It will not be clear when precisely the incident befell. It comes after the Category B jail was positioned below particular measures final months off the again of a damning report. Chief inspector of prisons Charlie Taylor discovered 80 per cent of prisoners sharing cells designed for one individual throughout the unannounced go to, whereas 44 per cent of lags examined optimistic for medication and a few reported going with out showers for 5 days.