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Correctional officers stopped fighting among remand persons in custody

     Correctional Officers at Pik Uk Correctional Institution stopped a fight among persons in custody yesterday (December 8).

     At 4.53pm yesterday, eight male remand persons in custody, aged between 17 and 20, engaged in a fight inside the dining hall. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     Three remand persons in custody sustained minor injuries on head, hand and foot respectively in the incident. After examination and treatment by the institution Medical Officer, they did not need to be sent to public hospital.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The eight remand persons in custody were remanded for the offences of trafficking in dangerous drugs, forcible taking or detention of persons with intent to sell, robbery and burglary respectively.

Ends/Sunday, December 9, 2018
Issued at HKT 11:38