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The luxury Honduras prison where notorious MS-13 gang members were allowed to play video games on 52-inch TVs and take advantage of a sex room have been unveiled.

Axar.az reports citing Daily Mail.

A transfer of hundreds of members of organised crime gangs from an overcrowded jail to a new maximum security prison has unearthed details of the pampered lifestyles they have left behind.

A total of 773 gang members have been moved from a prison in Tamara, near the Honduran capital city of Tegucigalpa, to the new El Pozo 2 jail in La Tova in the western Honduran department of El Paraiso.

The designer flat-like cells were kitted out with air conditioning, colour-coordinated furniture, food blenders, coffee machines and well-stocked fridge-freezers.

Some of the inmates even had access to a special comfort room with mirrors and ambient lighting, dubbed the Kamasutra, for conjugal visits with their wives and girlfriends.

Entering the Kamasutra was reportedly a privilege for gang leaders and other senior gang members who earned the right through carrying out crimes for their bosses.

And, when they could not enjoy the pleasures of female company, the inmates organised computer game tournaments to keep themselves amused behind bars.

All the prisoners are believed to be members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) and Barrio 18 gangs in Honduras which is regarded as one the most dangerous countries in the world.

Hondurans were shocked when pictures of the conditions they had enjoyed at the severely overcrowded Marco Aurelio Soto prison were posted on social media.

They included photos of nicely-decorated cells with games consoles where prisoners were allowed to play top games including FIFA and Grand Theft Auto.

In one room, wall decorations included a mirror framed in the shape of a snake in the shape of the number 18 to denote the Barrio 18 gang.

Pictures on the walls included former, mostly dead, gang leaders.

The gang members were transferred to their new maximum security prison under a heavy security escort supervised by the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez.

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2017.05.18 / 18:47
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