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Correctional officers stop fight among persons in custody

     ​Correctional officers at Shek Pik Prison stopped a fight among persons in custody today (June 4).

     At 4.41pm today, three male persons in custody aged between 29 and 31 were found fighting inside the workshop. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

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

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

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

Ends/Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Issued at HKT 20:17