Riot erupts in Sorsogon jail, 2 inmates hurt | Inquirer News

Riot erupts in Sorsogon jail, 2 inmates hurt

/ 09:22 PM July 03, 2015

LEGAZPI CITY – Two inmates were injured in a riot at the Sorsogon provincial jail in Sorsogon City on Friday afternoon, police said.

The two prisoners, identified as Norman Balaguer and Ariel Arana, were rushed to a hospital in Sorsogon City due to injuries caused by Indian arrows, according to Senior Inspector Maria Luisa Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Bicol Philippine National Police (PNP).

Calubaquib, in a text message, said they were still determining what caused the riot that erupted sometime around 3 p.m.

She said jail authorities were able to quell the riot and, in the inspection that followed, confiscated at least a dozen Indian arrows and assorted sharp objects from the prisoners. Ma. April Mier

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