A person who was a suspect within the racist homicide of Stephen Lawrence has been attacked by a fellow inmate – days after beginning a jail time period for working a £3m medicine plot.
Jamie Acourt was arrested after a gang of white males attacked the 18-year-old in Eltham in 1993, however he has denied being concerned within the stabbing.
The 42-year-old, from southeast London, was jailed for 9 years earlier this month for masterminding a two-year conspiracy to promote hashish resin.
It has now emerged that one other prisoner has attacked Acourt at HMP Wandsworth in southwest London.
Acourt was punched at the back of the pinnacle whereas making ready for train on Wednesday morning, in response to The Solar.
The paper reported Acourt immediately fell to the ground earlier than officers stepped in.
A spokeswoman for the jail service confirmed an inmate had been placed on report for punching one other prisoner and added that the sufferer didn’t require medical remedy.
Acourt spent greater than two years on the run, dwelling in Spain underneath the alias Simon Alfonzo, till he was arrested in Could.
At a trial at Kingston Crown Courtroom, he pleaded responsible to his half within the conspiracy which moved about 750kg of the drug with an estimated avenue worth of roughly £3m.
His older brother Neil had already been jailed for greater than six years for his involvement when Jamie was sentenced on 7 December.
Police arrested the brothers shortly after the homicide of Mr Lawrence however neither was convicted.
Gary Dobson and David Norris have been convicted on the Outdated Bailey in 2012 of murdering Mr Lawrence and jailed for all times.