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Correctional officers stop assault by persons in custody

     Correctional officers yesterday (May 22) stopped five persons in custody assaulting another person in custody at Tai Lam Correctional Institution.

     At 3.29pm, a 34-year-old male person in custody was suddenly attacked by five persons in custody during recreational activities. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the assailants and called for reinforcements.

     The victim sustained minor injuries to his head, shoulders and back. After examination and treatment by the medical officer in the institution hospital, he was transferred to a public hospital for further treatment. He returned to the institution the same day after receiving treatment.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

Ends/Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:35