A female prison officer was allegedly beaten with a gun by her boyfriend. It was not immediately clear when the incident occurred.
The woman is said to be refusing to give police a statement, highlighting a huge problem in the prison, with female prison officers who are said to be involved with prisoners.
The woman is said to have a two-year-old son with the perpetrator, who is from Five Islands.
The man, who is known to the authorities, is said to be a former prisoner.
Doctors attending to the woman are said to have called the police, but the woman is reportedly protecting the former prisoner.
(With reporting by social activist, Mary John)