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Correctional officers stop fight among persons in custody

     Correctional officers at Pik Uk Correctional Institution stopped a fight among persons in custody today (April 1).

     At 10.48am today, two male persons in custody, aged 19 and 20 respectively, were found fighting inside the workshop. Officer at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, one of the persons in custody sustained injury to his eye. The person in custody was required to be referred to a public hospital for further examination and treatment after treatment provided by the institution Medical Officer. The other person in custody sustained injury to his hand. After treatment provided by the institution Medial Officer, he did not need to be sent to public hospital.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The two persons in custody were sentenced to imprisonment for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drug.

Ends/Monday, April 1, 2019
Issued at HKT 21:12