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Correctional officers stop fight among persons in custody

     Correctional officers at Hei Ling Chau Correctional Institution stopped a fight among persons in custody yesterday (March 6).

     At 6.54pm yesterday, four male persons in custody, aged 27 to 52, were found fighting in a dining hall. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, one of the persons in custody sustained an injury to his eye and was referred to a public hospital for further examination and treatment after receiving treatment from the institution Medical Officer. The remaining three persons in custody did not sustain any injury.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The four persons in custody were sentenced to imprisonment for the offences of fraud, conspiracy and trafficking in a dangerous drug.

Ends/Thursday, March 7, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:50