A remand inmate attacked and injured an officer of the Correctional Services Department and a cleaner inmate at Tai Lam Centre for Women this afternoon (November 12).
The inmate, aged 39, behaved emotionally on her way back to the cell from the toilet inside the institution hospital at about 12.30pm. She suddenly attacked the officer and the cleaner inmate with her hands, causing scratches on the face, neck and hand of the officer and the thigh of the cleaner inmate. Another officer stopped her immediately.
The officer and the cleaner inmate sustained minor injuries and was given treatment by the medical officer of the institution hospital.
The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.
The inmate was remanded for possession of dangerous drugs.
Ends/Monday, November 12, 2012
Issued at HKT 21:56