There is an assurance from Prison Commissioner, Gerard Wilson that prisoners can feel relatively safe at the Institutions. His comments come on the heels of Tuesday’s incident which saw several inmates sustain non life threatening injuries at the Port of Spain jail.

Investigations are now being done into the incident.

Commissioner Wilson said that all the information gathered has been handed over to the relevant authorities.

He also commented on plans to improve the infrastructure of the Remand facility of Golden Grove and living conditions of the prisoners there.

He said to this end the Government has been instrumental in helping with improvements.

Wilson also disclosed that there were efforts to ensure that the quality of life of the prisoners was improved.