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Security ministry to get report on Tamarind Farm Correctional Centre altercation

Published:Thursday | September 11, 2014 | 9:10 AM

The Ministry of National Security says it expects to receive a comprehensive report from the Department of Correctional Services on an altercation between correctional officers and inmates at the Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Centre in St Catherine.

The incident happened on Monday.

The national security ministry says four correctional officers and six inmates were injured in the melee.

It, however, did not say what caused the fight.

The ministry says the correctional officers and inmates have been treated for their injuries and are back at the institution.

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