Moment inmates 'smoke cannabis and drink shots' at PARTY in 'Britain's cushiest ... trends now

Moment inmates 'smoke cannabis and drink shots' at PARTY in 'Britain's cushiest ... trends now
Moment inmates 'smoke cannabis and drink shots' at PARTY in 'Britain's cushiest ... trends now

Moment inmates 'smoke cannabis and drink shots' at PARTY in 'Britain's cushiest ... trends now

Convicted criminals appeared to party with booze and drugs in video footage at 'Britain's cushiest prison'. 

The clip shows inmates 'smoking and downing slammers', as well as enjoying party food - including snacks from a trendy air fryer - at HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

One caption appears to boast of them having Ciroc and Grey Goose vodkas, and Wray & Nephew Rum. The prisoners then appear to lick salt from their hands and bite a lemon wedge before downing their shots, before dancing to music and appearing to smoke cannabis.

G4S, which runs Five Wells, told MailOnline action has been taken after furious sources blasted: 'The lunatics are running the asylum' - adding: 'They were partying it up for hours and so brazen about it. Clearly they were not worried about guards coming in to spoil their fun.'

The clip appears to show inmates downing shots at a party at HMP Five Wells

The clip appears to show inmates downing shots at a party at HMP Five Wells 

Costing £253million to build, HMP Five Wells (pictured in aerial photograph) is the UK's first privately run mega prison in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Costing £253million to build, HMP Five Wells (pictured in aerial photograph) is the UK's first privately run mega prison in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

G4S said all cells of the prisoners involved in the videos have been searched and the 'appropriate action taken', with prisoners involved put on report and set to be drug tested.

A spokesperson told MailOnline: 'Our dedicated staff work tirelessly to detect, intercept and confiscate contraband. Anyone found with a mobile phone, drugs or alcohol in prison is breaking the law and may face extra time behind bars.'

Five Wells, a Category C all-male lock-up, is the UK's first privately run mega prison, and has a clear focus on rehabilitating offenders.

But with bright and airy rooms offering gorgeous lakeside views, free use of football pitches and beautiful landscaped gardens, you would be forgiven for thinking this was a modern university residency halls.

The prisoners appear to lick salt from their hands and bite a lemon wedge before downing their shots, before dancing to music and appearing to smoke cannabis

The prisoners appear to lick salt from their hands and bite a lemon wedge before downing their shots, before dancing to music and appearing to smoke cannabis

The prison offers light and airy rooms (pictured) that wouldn't look out of place in a university halls brochure

The prison offers light and airy rooms (pictured) that wouldn't look out of place in a university halls brochure 

Built from recycled materials and using solar panels to reduce its carbon footprint, the lock-up will have a clear focus on rehabilitating offenders (Pictured: Multi-use games area)

Built from recycled materials and using solar panels to reduce its carbon footprint, the lock-up will have a clear focus on rehabilitating offenders (Pictured: Multi-use games area)

The jail is seen as a flagship example of the Government's aim to create a 'modern, efficient prison estate' (Pictured: Bright and spacious room for inmate)

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