Unconscious detainee dies in hospital

     A 48-year-old Bangladeshi male detainee who was found unconscious in the Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre (CIC) of the Immigration Department (ImmD) died in a public hospital today (May 27).

     At around 7.20pm today, the detainee was found unconscious inside his dormitory. Medical staff of CIC immediately conducted medical examination and applied first aid treatment to him. An ambulance was called to send him to a public hospital. He was certified dead at 8.32pm today.

     ImmD has reported the case to the Police and will fully co-operate with the Police in the investigation.

Ends/Saturday, May 27, 2023
Issued at HKT 23:47