She Is Too Sexy For The Job
So she was asked to resign. I have to say that, she looks not bad.
A prison officer claims she was hounded out of her job by repeated criticism for being ‘too sexy’ and ‘glammed up’.
Amitjo Kajla, 22, is demanding compensation from Justice Secretary Jack Straw.
The 5ft officer told an employment tribunal how colleagues complained that she wore too much make-up and that her clothing was more revealing than the standard-issue uniform, which had to be adapted to her tiny size-four frame.
One young inmate told her: ‘Miss, you look sexy’, prompting colleagues to warn the officer that her glamorous appearance left her at risk of being dragged into a cell.
Another inmate was overheard telling Miss Kajla: ‘I wouldn’t mind taking you back to a cell’, the tribunal heard.
Miss Kajla claimed she was called a ‘stupid little girl’ by a senior colleague for putting her security at risk by sitting with prisoners during their ‘free association’ period.
She added that she was mocked by staff at Brinsford Young Offenders’ Institution, in Featherstone, Staffordshire, for carrying a handbag and reprimanded for waving and saying ‘hello’ to inmates.
The remarks, often made in front of inmates and other staff, made her feel harassed and humiliated, she told the tribunal. ‘I couldn’t sleep at night because of the bullying and harassment. I lost weight and decided I couldn’t take it any longer and resigned.’
Senior officer Shaun Elcock told the hearing of his concerns when he once heard bells going off. He said: “When Miss Kajla came she was wearing a very tight, fitted V-neck jumper – far too revealing in my opinion.”
He also said Miss Kajla “horsed around” with lags at Brinsford young offenders nick near Wolverhampton, and let them touch her arms.
Then-governor Michael Doolan told the Birmingham hearing Miss Kajla’s “overwhelming” make-up included glossy lipstick, eye-liner and blusher.