115 prisoners captured in prison in St. Louis, US. The riot inmates set fire to the jail and injured the guards. At the same time threw the chairs on the road from the windows. The incident took place on Saturday morning according to local time.
In the wee hours of Saturday, several prisoners were seen at a broken window. Chairs, litter bins and other belongings were seen lying on the ground outside the center after angry prisoners were thrown out of fourth-floor windows.
According to officials, there was a commotion of prisoners at the St. Louis City Justice Center around three in the morning and injured the guards there. It took seven hours to control them.
During this time, the prisoners set fire to several places and broke the windows, the fire brigade reached the spot to extinguish the fire. According to officials, 633 people are currently in jail. The center has six floors and a capacity to hold 860 prisoners.
Officials issued a statement saying that all the riot prisoners were taken back into custody by 10 pm. St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmy Edwards said male prisoners are serving sentences for serious violent crimes such as murder and murderous assaults. Dozens of inmates of the St. Louis City Justice Center were moved out after two separate disturbances in late December and early January. At the same time, according to the report, the prisoners are afraid of Kovid, they fear that the virus may cause infection.
St. Louis Public Safety Director Jimmy Edwards held a press conference just after 10 a.m. in which he described the prisoners as very violent and aggressive. Also said that now everything is under control.