An inmate attacked another inmate at Tung Tau Correctional Institution today (January 30).
At about 7am, the officers found an inmate, aged 49, sustaining an injury to his mouth inside the toilet of a dormitory. A 44-year-old inmate was identified to be the assailant who had punched the face of the victim after an argument. Both inmates were separated immediately and sent to institution's hospital for medical examination and treatment. The injured inmate was subsequently transferred to a public hospital for further observation and treatment.
The case was reported to the Police for investigation.
The two inmates are serving sentences for the offence of indecent assault.
Ends/Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Issued at HKT 18:16