35 injured Mahara Prisoners exposed to COVID-19

35 injured Mahara Prisoners exposed to COVID-19

35 injured Mahara Prisoners exposed to COVID-19

Written by Zulfick Farzan

01 Dec, 2020 | 11:30 am

Colombo (News 1st);  113 prisoners injured following the Mahara Prison Riot were admitted to the Ragama Hospital, said its Director Shelton Perera.

35 of these prisoners were exposed to COVID-19, Perera confirmed on Tuesday (01).

16 injured prisoners are in critical condition, and another 04 prisoners are in a very serious condition, he said.

Sri Lanka Police said 87 prisoners who were granted bail by the courts were moved to the Addalaichenai Quarantine Center in Ampara considering the present situation in the country.

Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana speaking to News 1st said 187 COVID-19 infected prisoners have been confined to a separate area at the Colombo Remand Prison.

Latest News

Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]