2 hurt in Sorsogon jail riot

SORSOGON CITY—Two inmates were injured after a riot broke out inside the Sorsogon Provincial Jail at around 3:20 p.m. today (July 3).

2 hurt in Sorsogon jail riot
Photo via Daniel Pareja Jazmin III

According to the initial investigation, the riot stemmed from a misunderstanding between two gangs inside the jail.

The victims Ariel Arana and Norman Balaguer, have been brought to the hospital for treatment following the brawl.

At least twelve pieces of Indian arrows were discovered inside the jail after the incident.

The investigators have not established how such sharp objects could have been brought inside the facility.

Authorities said this is not the first time that a riot erupted inside the jail because of the presence of members from two opposing gangs.—With report from Edgar Tumangan/BICOLSTANDARD.COM Pirming enot. Pirming bago.