Inmate sentenced in 2012 prison riot - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Inmate sentenced in 2012 prison riot

Hiasom Ali...Source: Madison County Detention Center Hiasom Ali...Source: Madison County Detention Center

Thirty-nine year-old Hiasom Ali, originally of Cairo, Egypt, was sentenced to serve 51 months in federal prison for rioting at the Adams County Correctional facility back in 2015.He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,382,313. Ali pled guilty to the rioting charge on May 11, 2014.

The prison riot occurred on May 20, 2012. Several correctional officers were assaulted and one correctional officer died as a result of injuries he received during the assaults. Other correctional officers were held hostage for several hours by the rioters.

The total damage to the facility was estimated to be $1,305,142.00.

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