NA Prison locked down for probe into inmate attack

The New Amsterdam Prison was on lock down yesterday as authorities intensified investigations into an attack at the facility by an inmate that left four prisoners nursing serious injuries.

Contacted yesterday, Crime Chief Leslie James told Stabroek News that police are assisting the Guyana Prison Service with the investigation into Friday’s attack, in which an inmate used acid to douse other prisoners, who he also chopped with a cutlass.

Prison officials are yet to explain how a prisoner managed to get ahold of acid and a cutlass. No official statement on the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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