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Correctional officers stop assault on person in custody

     Correctional officers today (June 30) stopped a person in custody assaulting another person in custody at Stanley Prison.

     At around 11am, a 41-year-old male person in custody suddenly attacked a 33-year-old male person in custody with hand inside a workshop. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the assailant and called for reinforcements.

     The victim sustained injuries to his eye. After examination and treatment by the medical officer in the institution hospital, he was transferred to a public hospital for further treatment. The assailant did not sustain any injury.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The assailant was sentenced to imprisonment for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drugs.

Ends/Saturday, June 30, 2018
Issued at HKT 17:30