The Prison Officers Association is reporting that five officers remain hospitalized following a prison brawl overnight at the Golden Grove Prison, Arouca.
The POA explains that the incident took place on Tuesday evening.
There is yet no official update by Prison official on the alleged event.
In an interview today POA President, Ceron Richards, explained that the injured officers had to be hospitalized.
Richards said he was not in a position to expand on the nature of the injuries.
He also cited the need for stringent safety and security measures to be urgently improved at the correctional facility.
Prison Officers Association President Ceron Richards