Correctional officers stopped four remand persons in custody from assaulting another remand person in custody at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre today (Aug 1).
At 2.25pm, four male persons in custody attacked another male person in custody inside the dayroom. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the assailants.
The victim sustained head and chest injuries. After examination and treatment by the medical officer of the institution hospital, he was transferred to a public hospital for further treatment.
The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.
The four assailants were remanded for the offence of burglary and trafficking in dangerous drug respectively.
Ends/Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Issued at HKT 21:30