‘Remand prison is over its capacity’


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  • Thursday, 17 Oct 2019

GEORGE TOWN: The 170-year-old Penang Remand Prison is overcrowded and struggling to accommodate the 1,600 inmates housed there currently.

Penang Remand Prison director Asst Comm Tey Hock Soon said its capacity was only for 1,100 inmates but currently, this was already 45% above the limit.

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