IN A real life version of the Netflix hit series Orange is the New Black, awhingeing female convict has complained that prison food is “disgusting”.
Former bank worker Anisyah Ali, jailed for helping pinch $255,810 (£123,000) of customers’ cash, has called for an improvement in jail grub, arguing that all the meals were “unhealthy”.
The crook, jailed for three years earlier this year after playing a “pivotal role” in swindling cash from Halifax Bank customers in the United Kingdom, said while she didn’t expect a “KFC box meal” behind bars in the United Kingdom, the carbs dished up at London women’s prison HMP Holloway tended to “stick to the stomach”.
Ali, 25, appeared to show little remorse for her crimes in the letters to lags’ magInside Time.
She wrote: “I was giving a helping hand to the ladies who were a serving dinner only to receive the most disgusting shock of my life.”
“I found a dead cockroach mixed in with the vegetables, which (was) boiled with the veg,” Ali, letter continued.
“After our shock and nervous laughter, we came crashing back to reality as we realised that the food we receive is of awful quality and does not really provide us with the nutrition that we genuinely need for our bodies.
“I am no food critic and I realise that we are in prison, so I am not asking for KFC box meals, but the food we receive is incredibly unhealthy and almost all carbohydrate tends to stick to the stomach.
“Why can we not have better quality ingredients as food does affect out health and wellbeing?”
Ali claimed in court that she only agreed to help with the scam after fraudsters threatened to publish naked photos of her online.
She broke down in tears as she revealed how the photos, which she had sent to a previous lover, ended up on a Danish porn website and a fake Facebook profile.
But Ali was found guilty of two counts of fraud and locked up for three years and three months in May this year.
The Old Bailey heard the personal banker at the Wembley branch of a the Halifax in north London, passed confidential details of one of her wealthy client’s accounts to her fiance Salim Hussain, 29.
The pair then used the details to withdraw huge sums of cash and buy cars and gold jewellery, spending a massive $255,810 (£123,000) between March and May 2012.