An altercation between two remanded inmates during an airing exercise at approximately 10.30 a.m. on Saturday led to one prisoner being stabbed multiple times.
He was rushed to the Mt. Hope Medical Sciences Complex where he died while undergoing treatment.
The matter was reported to the Arouca CID.
Speaking on the Morning Edition Program today Head of Communications at the Trinidad and Tobago Prison, Service Krishna Bedassie said that it was very easy for persons to judge how prison authorities should do their jobs.
However the situation that occurred over the weekend at the prison was not unique to that Institution alone.
However he revealed that several factors contribute to the problem.