Nadeem Janjua
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Rehabilitation scheme for Muslim offenders

A new housing project in north-west London is aiming to rehabilitate Muslim prisoners in a bid to stop them reoffending.

The Ministry of Justice says 12% of people in the capital are Muslim however, they make up 27% of the prison population in London.

A new housing project in Brent focuses on helping ex-offenders who are Muslim.

BBC London's Home Affairs correspondent Guy Smith spoke to ex-offender Nadeem Janjua and the Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.

  • 25 Jun 2014
  • From the section London