Ottawa jail in lockdown

posted on July 20, 2004 | in Category Mohamed Harkat | PermaLink

Original author: Nelly Elayoubi Source: The Ottawa Sun Date: July 18, 2004 Detention centre inmates confined to cells since Thursday in contraband search

INMATES at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre were being searched one-by-one yesterday during an internal investigation which has had the facility in lockdown since Thursday. The lockdown started at about 6 p.m. after a specific incident with one inmate, said Ministry of Public Safety and Security spokesman Bruce O'Neill.

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