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On Friday October 16, 2020 at about 22:15 hours, remanded prisoner Aszim Shivgobin who was housed in Holding Bay 2 at Lusignan was assaulted by two (2) prisoners.

Shivogbin sustained lacerations to all extremities and chest. He was able to identify his attackers, and other prisoners also identified these same persons as Shivgobin’s attackers.

Quick response by Officers on duty with the assistance of other prisoners thwarted an attack on a second prisoner and resulted in both lives being saved. The improvised weapon reportedly used has been retrieved.

It is alleged that Shivgobin and the other prisoner were targeted for execution by another prisoner.
The matter has been reported to the police and will be fully investigated so that charges can be laid against the relevant persons.

At the time of this release, Aszim Shivgobin is in a clinically stable condition. He remains hospitalized, under guard.



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