Brawl in the penitentiary in Donnacona

News 10 July, 2017
  • Nicolas Lachance

    Monday, July 10, 2017 21:32

    Monday, July 10, 2017 21:32

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    Forty inmates remained isolated in a cell for three days following a fight at the penitentiary in Donnacona.

    “Friday, two weeks ago, there has been a fight. It has caused the disorder, not bad. Then, to ensure that all areas are safe, it has been closed, ” confirmed Stéphane Jaillet, deputy director, management services Donnacona penitentiary. There would not have been as injured miners, he said.

    Excavations careful

    However, the row where there has been the fight has been closed for nearly three days, confining the 40 inmates of this sector in a cell.

    “It was to facilitate the excavation. When there are fights like this, it is necessary to ensure that there are no weapons in circulation, he said. If one wants to do it the right way, we don’t really have any other choice than to close certain areas.”

    Moreover, during these interventions, the correctional officers are always illegal material, ensures Mr. Jaillet.

    “We always find something. When doing this kind of search, you will find home-made weapons, wires tampered with to make of the stills and the handcrafted beverage. In the Face of a situation like this, the excavation is done carefully to ensure the safety, ” he reported.