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Correctional officers stop fighting among persons in custody

     Correctional officers at Pik Uk Prison stopped a fight among persons in custody today (October 13).

     At 8.14am today, three male persons in custody aged between 26 and 38 engaged in a fight inside a dining hall. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, one person in custody sustained injury to his eye. He was referred to a public hospital for further examination and treatment after receiving treatment at the institution hospital. The other two persons in custody did not sustain any injury.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The three persons in custody were respectively sentenced to imprisonment for the offences of trafficking in a dangerous drug and wounding with Intent.

Ends/Sunday, October 13, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:55