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  1. Ex-prison officer fights forced retirement

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A former principal correctional services officer is seeking a judicial review of the Civil Service Bureau's decision to require him to take early retirement after he was convicted of accepting a HK$200,000 loan from a subordinate's stepmother who was also the mother of an inmate. Shiu Chi-wan, 53, received a suspended four-month jail term after he admitted ...

  2. Complaints over strip searches and insults

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Society for Community Organisation has received 22 complaints this year from asylum seekers over strip searches and inhumane treatment. It said the victims also had to endure insulting comments from watching immigration and correctional services officers. ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prison officers promoted The Correctional Services Department announced the promotion of two senior superintendents. The two officers are Lam Kwok-leung, 46, who is now a senior superintendent, and Cheung Kwong-kei, 47, who is senior superintendent of Hei Ling Chau Correctional Institution. Mr Lam joined the department in 1984 and Mr Cheung in 1981. ...

  4. Women's jails will stay crowded for years

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Overcrowding in Hong Kong's packed women's prisons is likely to continue for years until it is eased by redevelopment of ageing jails. Correctional Services Department ... for 263. Commissioner of Correctional Services Kwok Leung-ming admitted yesterday that overcrowding persisted but was improving gradually. 'In the short term, we have turned staff quarters ...

  5. Law vague on confinement issue

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... defined in the law as it stood. Speaking outside court, Henry Yuen Cheung-hang, Siu Lam's consultant psychiatrist and chief of service at the forensic psychiatric unit at Castle Peak hospital, said Siu Lam would be better in Ng's case. 'This is because the Correctional Services Department provides the maximum security in Siu Lam,' Mr Yuen said. At Siu Lam, ...

  6. Man dies while on remand in drugs case

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A man, 57, on remand in connection with a drug-trafficking case, is dead after being found unresponsive in his Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre cell at 6.52am yesterday. Surnamed Lee, the man was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital, where he was declared dead. The Correctional Services Department said an inquest would be held. ...

  7. Gangster seeks review of disciplinary action

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Notorious gangster Yip Kai-foon is seeking a judicial review in the High Court to overturn a Correctional Services Department disciplinary action against him. Yip, paralysed from a shoot-out with police in 1996, filed an application that contained no further information about the disciplinary action involved. But in the writ he said he had been pressured ...

  8. Prisons officer survives pill overdose

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A Correctional Services Department employee who swallowed tablets in a suicide bid was rescued when he was found unconscious at home in Tuen Mun yesterday. The assistant officer, aged 36 and surnamed Law, was found unconscious by a family member in his flat at the Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre staff quarters in Hong Fai Road at 10.52am. He was taken to Tuen Mun ...

  9. Prison officer survives 'lucky' nine-storey fall

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... 10th-floor flat. Leung Yau-sing, 46, suffered only minor injuries when his fall was broken by a clothes rack on the first floor. Mr Leung, an assistant officer in the Correctional Services ... and head. He was taken to Eastern Hospital, where he was listed in a stable condition last night. 'He suffered minor injuries and is not in a life-threatening state,' a Correctional ...

  10. Asylum seekers complain about strip searches

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Seven asylum seekers have complained to the Ombudsman about strip searches undertaken by Correctional Services, Immigration and the police. The Society for Community Organisation ... complainants, some of whom were torture claimants, had experienced improperly conducted strip searches carried out by the Correctional Services Department, the Immigration Department and the police. ...




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