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Correctional officers stop fight among persons in custody

     Correctional officers at Stanley Prison stopped a fight among persons in custody today (April 30).

     At 5.24pm today, two male persons in custody, both aged 32, were found fighting inside the dining hall. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, one of the persons in custody sustained injury to his head. He was required to be referred to a public hospital for further examination and treatment after receiving treatment provided by the institution Medical Officer. The other person in custody did not sustain any injury.

     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/Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Issued at HKT 21:00