Members of the Regional Response Team display their weapons at Correctional Services Department Staff Training Institute in Stanley last year. Photo: Nora Tam
Members of the Regional Response Team display their weapons at Correctional Services Department Staff Training Institute in Stanley last year. Photo: Nora Tam

‘Black Panther’ correctional officers called to defuse confrontation at Hong Kong women’s prison

  • A group of 18 inmates grew angry after frontline staff punished six others over contraband items at the Lo Wu Correctional Institution
  • The Regional Response Team, equipped with some of the latest riot control weapons, were called to help defuse the situation

Members of the Regional Response Team display their weapons at Correctional Services Department Staff Training Institute in Stanley last year. Photo: Nora Tam
Members of the Regional Response Team display their weapons at Correctional Services Department Staff Training Institute in Stanley last year. Photo: Nora Tam
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