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Correctional officers stop assault on remand person in custody

     Correctional officers stopped two remand persons in custody from assaulting another remand person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre today (July 26).

     At 12.31pm, a 46-year-old male person in custody and 35-year-old person in custody attacked a 51-year-old male person in custody inside the dayroom. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the assailants.

     The victim sustained injuries to his hand. After examination and treatment by the medical officer in the institution hospital, he was transferred to a public hospital for further treatment.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The two assailants were remanded for the offence of theft and trafficking in dangerous drug respectively.

Ends/Thursday, July 26, 2018
Issued at HKT 22:56