Notorious prisoner wrote a brilliant letter in jail
Known as the UK's most violent criminal, 62-year-old Charles Bronson penned an amazing letter behind bars claiming that his human rights are being breached during his jailing.
Bronson deemed himself Britain's most "forgotten prisoner" in the letter that he wrote from his jail cell. The prisoner is serving a life sentence for robbery and kidnap. He says that his tariff for possible release passed 13 years ago and thus suggests that he should not be cased in a solitary unit or Category A jail.
"I am one of the forgotten IPP (indeterminate sentence for public protection) prisoners, left behind after IPP was deemed unlawful in 2012. Everyone in jail are allowed certain rights. Especially progress. How can I ever progress whilst I am on CAT A?"
The notorious prisoner went on to explain why his imprisonment has become unlawful. He wrote:
"I was sentenced to life with a tariff of three years. I am 13 years over that tariff. I have spent decades, unlawfully held in solitary. I have unlawfully been denied progress. Even the Kray twins were de-categorised to CAT B after 15 years. I have been on it 40 years, this alone stops my progress. CAT A prisoners are deemed a danger to the state and a danger to the public. My crimes outside, are actually very low grade, they do not warrant or justify a CAT A status."
During his time in jail, he has turned to art as a way to consume him. The prisoner has even sold some of his paintings to galleries across London.
Watch this video to see some of his artwork: