CID records statements from inmates, officials over Mahara Prison unrest

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded 26 statements with regard to the unrest that occurred at the Mahara Prison on Sunday (29).

Police Spokesman, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana said that statements were recorded from 8 doctors at the prison hospital and two male nurses.

He said 10 statements were recorded from various prison officials, including jailors.

Another 6 statements were recorded from inmates who had been brought back to the Mahara Prison after receiving treated at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital in Ragama for injuries sustained in the unrest.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *