A female inmate attacked another female inmate at Lo Wu Correctional Institution today (July 22).
At about 10.15am, a 35-year-old inmate was found splashing a cup of water at a 44-year-old inmate and continued to attack her with a plastic cup and fists inside the workshop. An officer stopped her immediately and called for reinforcements.
The two inmates and the officer sustained minor injuries during the incident. They were all treated in the centre hospital.
The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.
The victim and the assailant were convicted for the offences of theft and conspiracy to commit offences respectively.
Ends/Monday, July 22, 2013
Issued at HKT 19:45