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Ma Po Ping Prison

City Briefs

fight erupts at jail

Warders dispersed about 60 prisoners who stopped work inside a Lantau prison workshop to watch two inmates fight. The two prisoners, both 27, were taken from Ma Po Ping prison to Queen Mary Hospital, where they were admitted.

Thursday, 24 April, 2003, 12:00am

City Briefs

fight erupts at jail

Warders dispersed about 60 prisoners who stopped work inside a Lantau prison workshop to watch two inmates fight. The two prisoners, both 27, were taken from Ma Po Ping prison to Queen Mary Hospital, where they were admitted.

24 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Prison escape

A mainland inmate, 25, escaped from Ma Po Ping Prison on Lantau Island. He was jailed for three years and 11 months last November for burglary and illegal stay.

16 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Watch on problem inmates

Management of troublemakers at violence-prone Ma Po Ping prison has been strengthened.

Officials also have stepped up training in handling conflicts and other emergencies at the Lantau prison after a scuffle in December.

24 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Injuries to inmates 'not fully explained'

Some of the injuries sustained by inmates at a Lantau prison in a clash with warders were left unexplained by a report on the incident released yesterday, a legislator said.

The full inquiry report was released after a police investigation concluded no criminal charges would be brought against any Correctional Services officers involved in the Ma Po Ping prison disturbance.

8 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Discipline hearing for jail riot officer

A warder is facing disciplinary action for suspected use of undue force while trying to quell violence at a Lantau prison last summer, according to an inquiry report.

6 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Lantau jail's security status faces review

The medium-security status of Ma Po Ping Prison on Lantau will be reviewed after several outbreaks of violence.

A spokesman for the Correctional Services Department said that while such prisons usually had tight security, the terrain of Ma Po Ping had made this difficult and created problems.

30 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Prison steps up security

Security was strengthened at a prison on Lantau last night after a fight involving more than 200 inmates.

More than 40 per cent of inmates at trouble-plagued Ma Po Ping Prison were transferred following the clash which injured 51 prisoners and two guards.

Stools were used and punches and kicks were traded in the melee which erupted at breakfast time.

29 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Prisoners moved after punch-up

More than 40 per cent of inmates at a trouble-plagued Lantau prison were transferred after a fight broke out among 240 prisoners yesterday.

Security at Ma Po Ping Prison was strengthened with increased manpower after the clash in which 51 prisoners and two Correctional Services Department officers were injured.

29 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

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