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Prison authorities are today ensuring the public that all is being done to maintain law and order in the prisons

Prison authorities are today ensuring the public that all is being done to maintain law and order in the prisons

PRISON MUSLIMSThis follows a stabbing incident that occurred on Saturday at a Maximum Security Prison in Arouca.

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.

NEW PRISON FENCESpeaking on the Morning Brew Program this morning he said that mechanisms continue to be put in place to prevent such situations from occurring.

However he revealed that several factors contribute to the problem.

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