Prison guard tells inquest into Indigenous death in custody that he was worried about the ‘security of the centre’

A prison guard sought extra sedation for the cell transfer of David Dungay because he was worried about the “security of the centre”, despite the procedure being expected to take only a few minutes.

The guard, referred to as Officer G for legal reasons, told an inquest into Dungay’s death that he had based his fear on one interaction with Dungay several years ago.

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