Police charge five over Risdon Prison incident

Five male prisoners will be charged with arson in relation to the incident at Risdon Prison on Wednesday.
Two 18 year olds, a 21 year old, a 28 year old and a 30 year old remain in custody and will each be summonsed to appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court at a later date.
Prison authorities are continuing to assist police with their inquiries.
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