The main host of the show, ‘Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons’ have experiences what it is like to live in penitentiaries as a prisoner for a week, but that is an all-too-real experience for Raphael Rowe.
The man has guided viewers through the famous Netflix series since the second season, and now he adds another element to the show because he now has spent 12 years in prison himself for a crime that he did not commit.
Why Was He Incarcerated For 12 Years?
On each of his season of Inside The World’s Toughest Prisons, the head host to experience both life behind the bars and what it is like to be a guard for extended periods.
The prisons featured on the show have been located and are there all around the world that includes Costa Rica, Ukraine, Romania, Norway, the Philippines, and Mexico, among the other spots.
Unline the host or Raphael who preceded him, he has personal experience with being imprisoned.
In 1990, the head host was arrested in London on charges of murder and robbery because the authorities believed that he was a member of the M25 Three.
This was the group which the ploce had thought also included Randolph Egbert Johnson and Michael George Davis, they were all accused of killing Peter Hamburgh, of injuring robbery victim Timothy Napier with a knife, and also of robbing two homes in December of 1998.
Then the three men were later given life sentences, but then their convictions were overturned in 2000 by the Court of Appeal. Then they have all since maintained their innocence towards the world and the judge as well.
Now during his 12-year imprisonment at a maximum-security facility, Raphael studied some journalism. He then traveled in the first year after his release from jail, and then he immediately started working for Today on BBC 4 as a reported.