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Correctional officers stop inmates fighting in Stanley Prison

     Correctional officers stopped a fight involving two inmates at Stanley Prison today (January 18).

      At about 12.10pm, the officers found the two inmates engaged in a fight in a workshop. One of them, aged 54 attacked another inmate, aged 60, with a ball pen. They immediately stopped the fight and separated the two men.

      Both were sent to the centre hospital for treatment. The 60-year-old inmate sustained minor head injuries and was transferred to a government hospital for further treatment. Both were in conscious condition.

      The case was reported to the Police for investigation.

      The 54-year-old inmate is serving a sentence for offences of manslaughter and wounding, while the other inmate for robbery.

Ends/Friday, January 18, 2013
Issued at HKT 23:48

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