Correctional officers at Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre, in accordance with intelligence, suspected that a person in custody had dissembled articles in the dayroom and took out some parts from his personal shaver and radio for illegal purposes. Institution management immediately monitored the person in custody and locations. During a raid at the dayroom, some homemade illegal articles, including a hot wire cutter and conductive devices, for unknown purposes were found. The person in custody was put under separation for investigation.
The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.
The person in custody was remanded for the offence of causing an explosion likely to endanger life or property.
Ends/Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:00