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Correctional officer stops fighting among remand persons in custody
     Correctional officer at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre stopped a fight among remand persons in custody today (August 17).

     At 10.47am today, four male remand persons in custody aged between 21 and 48 were found fighting inside the Dayroom. Officer at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, one remand person in custody sustained injury to his head. He was referred to a public hospital for further examination and treatment after the treatment by the institution Medical Officer. The other three remand persons in custody did not sustain any injury.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The four persons in custody were remanded for the offences of robbery and trafficking in a dangerous drug respectively.
Ends/Saturday, August 17, 2019
Issued at HKT 23:52
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