21,000 pills given to treat mental illness at Mahara Prison infirmary

21,000 pills given to treat mental illness at Mahara Prison infirmary

21,000 pills given to treat mental illness at Mahara Prison infirmary

Written by Zulfick Farzan

01 Dec, 2020 | 2:16 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  Sri Lanka Police said 21,000 pills given to treat mental illness were placed at the Mahara Prison infirmary.

Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana speaking to reporters said an investigation will be carried out to determine as why a large number of pills were ordered for the Mahara Prison infirmary.

He said this pill is used as an alternative by heroin addicts.

The Police Spokesperson went on to note the medical staff will be investigated as well.

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