Jailed paedophile in UK demands more TV channels in cell

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London, May 13 (ANI): A jailed paedophile has complained that he doesn't have access to enough TV channels in his prison cell.

Kevin Skaith, 43, is serving 31/2 years for possessing nearly 120,000 images of children and on nine counts of making indecent photos of children.

He moaned that the prison's choice of channels was all "soap, sex and sport" to "keep the noisier element happy" and demanded access to BBC4, BBC Parliament and UKTV channel Yesterday.

The written complaint to the prisoners' national newspaper Inside Time was followed by addition of digital Sky Sports News, ITV3, Film 4 and The Music Factory to the five terrestrial channels already available at HMP Whatton, Notts.

"It would appear that the introduction of digital TV to the prison estate is to be targeted at the stereotypical convict, whose sole interests consist of sport, soap and sex," The Sun quoted him as saying.

"It's not a hotel, it's not a leisure centre. There's a reason why he is in custody. He has forfeited his freedom of choice of entertainment.

"He is in there because he chose to find entertainment in a way that is totally unacceptable to society," said Claude Knights, director of children's charity Kidscape. (ANI)

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