Inmate from Galle Prison hospitalised after assault

Inmate from Galle Prison hospitalised after assault

Inmate from Galle Prison hospitalised after assault

Written by Staff Writer

14 Jun, 2018 | 1:50 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – An inmate of the Galle prison was hospitalised yesterday (June 13th) following an assault.

A spokesperson for Prison Commissioner Thushara Upuldeniya stated the assault was committed by three inmates convicted of gang-related crimes.

The injured inmate had been admitted to the Karapitiya teaching hospital. Upuldeniya added a special investigation has been launched by the Prison Superintendent and the inmates convicted of the assault would be brought before the prisons panel.

The Commissioner further stated the three convicted inmates will be placed in isolated confinement for the safety of other inmates.


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