Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Phones, chargers, makeshift knives found at Golden Grove Prison

Cellular phones, charges, headsets and makeshift knives were seized on Tuesday during exercises at the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca.

The exercises were conducted by prison officers under the supervision of Prisons Commissioner Gerard Wilson, between 8 am and 3 pm.

Wilson told LoopTT that the items were seized as part of ongoing exercises this week at the prison to ensure the safety of prison officers.

He said similar exercises are expected to take place at the other prisons.

Wilson added that exercises are nothing out of the ordinary and is part of the Prison Service’s routine to ensure contraband items are removed for the overall safety of the prison.

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