January 11, 2019 – The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) notes the reports in the media with respect to an incident at Fort Augusta Adult Correctional Centre this week, involving the stabbing of an inmate.

The Commission’s enquiry will seek to assess any apparent lapse in the duty of care that should be afforded to all persons in custody.

The injuries sustained by the person in custody will be investigated by the police.

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