Lusignan prisoners turn over weapons, apologise after unrest

Inmates at the Lusignan Prison turned over 33 improvised weapons yesterday morning to prison authorities, who say that they also apologised to the prison staff for the unrest at the facility on Friday night.

Eighteen inmates were injured on Friday after a reported attempt to kill a fellow prisoner over suspicions of him being an informant for prison authorities.

Acting Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels, in a statement, said that the apology was given when the prison staff reported for duty yesterday morning at the new holding area of the prison. He said they were greeted by prisoners from the three holding areas, who offered apologies for their actions on Friday evening…..