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Woman escapes through prison roof

A woman detained at the Child Protection Centre of the Kalutara Prison and later taken to the Dumbara Prison had escaped through the roof on Tuesday (08), Kalutara North Police said.

The woman is a resident of Alubomulla, Panadura and was charged for heroin possession and sale. The woman was arrested along with another two suspects and remanded on Monday (07) after being produced before the Kalutara Magistrate’s Court.

Police arrested the suspected woman while she was transporting heroin in a trishaw and found 3 grams and 100 milligrams of heroin in her possession.

Police said the woman had escaped the prison through the roof and scaled the wall and escaped in a trishaw.

Kalutara North Police has launched an operation to arrest the suspected woman.

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