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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 10).

     At 8.52am today, two male persons in custody aged 40 and 43 respectively were found fighting inside the toilet of recreation room. 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 and back etc. while the other person in custody sustained injury to his head and leg etc. Both of them were required to be referred to a public hospital for further examination and treatment 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 theft and trafficking in a dangerous drug respectively.

Ends/Monday, June 10, 2019
Issued at HKT 21:15