One inmate dead,four others injured in Anuradhapura prison clash | Daily News


 

One inmate dead,four others injured in Anuradhapura prison clash

One inmate has died and four others had sustained injuries following a clash at the Anuradhapura prison between the inmates and the prison guards.

The inmates of the Anuradhapura Prison had commenced a protest this evening and when the prison guards had tried to prevent the inmates, it had led to a clash. During this clash the prison inmates had tried to escape and the prison guards had opened fire resulting in five inmates being injured. 

They were later admitted to the Anuradhapura Hospital where one of the injured prisoners had succumbed to his injuries. 

The police said that none of the prisoners had managed to escape during this incident. However, the Anuradhapura Police, riot police and the STF have been deployed to prevent any of the prisoners from escaping. 

 


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