Six prisoners dead and over two dozen injured in Sri Lanka's prison violence

Six prisoners have died and 35 were injured following the unrest at the Mahara Prison, confirmed the Police Spokesperson to News 1st

Nov 30, 2020
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Six prisoners have died and 35 were injured following the unrest at the Mahara Prison, confirmed the Police Spokesperson to News 1st.

Earlier, an unrest was reported from within the Mahara Prison on Sunday (29) evening, said Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana adding the unrest was caused by the prisoners.

He said therefore Prison Officers were compelled to use force to control the situation and during the process one prisoner was killed and three others were injured, and they were hospitalized.


https://www.newsfirst.lk/2020/11/30/06-prisoners-dead-and-over-02-dozen-injured-in-mahara-prison-violence/
 

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