Public Safety Minister Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin has denied that Her Majesty’s Prison is on lockdown after an inmate stabbed a prison officer.
Sources say the inmate ran after the officer and stabbed him on his arm using a sharp object but what caused the incident is unknown.
The prison officer was treated by the prison nurse and it is not clear whether he was taken to the hospital.
According to our source, the prison officer was not seriously injured.
Benjamin said the offending inmate will be
The altercation led to rumors that the prison was placed on lockdown.
Minister Benjamin confirmed the stabbing but denied any such lockdown took place.
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