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Correctional officers stop remand inmate from self-harm

     Correctional Services officers stopped a remand inmate from hurting himself in Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre yesterday (September 22).

     At about 12.43pm, the 33-year-old male remand inmate suddenly turned emotional when he was meeting a visitor in the visit room. He hit his head against the grille bars at the visit booth. Officers at the scene immediately stopped him.

     The remand inmate sustained no injury. He was sent to the centre hospital for further observation. A clinical psychologist will follow up the case.

     The inmate was remanded for the offence of trafficking in dangerous drugs.

Ends/Monday, September 23, 2013
Issued at HKT 15:54