Regional: Man sentenced for offensive weapons offences in prison near Bicester

A man has been sentenced for offensive weapon offences, which occurred at HMP Bullingdon near Bicester.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 9:26 am
Updated Thursday, 27th May 2021, 9:38 am

Robert Fuzi, aged 28, currently of HMP Bullingdon, was sentenced on Friday May 21 to one year and eight months’ imprisonment to run consecutive to the sentence he is already serving.

At the same hearing, he pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of an offensive weapon in prison.

On July 31 and August 4 last year Fuzi was found with an improvised weapon in his cell. The first had been made from a piece of plastic cutlery and the other from a toothbrush.

A man has been sentenced for offensive weapon offences, which occurred at HMP Bullingdon near Bicester.

Fuzi was charged on 26 October 2020.

Investigating officer, PC Andrew Gold, based at Banbury police station, said: “Weapons in prison can have a significantly detrimental impact on the safe day to day running of prison establishments.

“They put Prison Officers, staff and other inmates at serious risk of harm.

“I hope this sentence passed reflects the severity of the offences and the position of the Crown Court on these matters.”