Correctional officers stopped a fight amongst persons in custody at Pik Uk Prison today (September 17) afternoon.
At 1.20pm, 11 male persons in custody were found engaging in a fight inside laundry workshop. Officers at the scene immediately stopped them and called for reinforcements.
During the incident, eight persons in custody sustained injuries and were treated at the centre hospital. Amongst them, three were subsequently sent to a public hospital for further examination.
The case has been reported to Police for investigation.
Ends/Saturday, September 17, 2016
Issued at HKT 21:43