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Correctional officers stop assault on person in custody

     Correctional officers stopped two persons in custody from assaulting another person in custody at Pak Sha Wan Correctional Institution today (April 28).

     At 8.10am, a 31-year-old male person in custody and a 34-year-old male person in custody attacked a 46-year-old male person in custody inside the kitchen. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the assailants and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, the victim sustained an injury to his head. After examination and treatment by the institution Medical Officer, he was referred to a public hospital for further treatment. One of the assailants sustained an injury to his hand. After treatment by the institution Medical Officer, he did not need to be sent to a public hospital. The other assailant did not sustain any injuries.

     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, April 28, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:21