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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 (May 7).

     At 11.05am today, two male persons in custody, aged 32 and 44, were found fighting inside the workshop, during which one of them assaulted the other with a plastic stool. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, both persons in custody sustained head injury. They did not need to be referred to a public hospital after receiving treatment provided by the institution Medical Officer.

     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 a dangerous drug.

Ends/Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Issued at HKT 19:36