A gun shot and tear gas were used to control a brawl at Goulburn jail this week, which was sparked by attempts to convert inmates to Islam, according to a union official.
- Corrective Services confirms prison guards shot live rounds to try to break up brawl
- Tear gas was used in second altercation
- Union says initial fight sparked by attempts to convert inmates to Islam
New South Wales Corrective Services confirmed a live gun shot was fired during attempts to break up the fight.
The violence had been triggered by an Islamic prisoner trying to convert others within the prison, Steve McMahon, a chairman with the Prison Officers Branch of the Public Service Association said.
However, a statement from Corrective Services NSW denied the fight was religiously motivated….