ANOTHER COVID POSITIVE ESCAPEE FROM GALLELLA ARRESTED

ANOTHER COVID POSITIVE ESCAPEE FROM GALLELLA ARRESTED

ANOTHER COVID POSITIVE ESCAPEE FROM GALLELLA ARRESTED

Written by Zulfick Farzan

06 Jan, 2021 | 5:06 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Another escapee from the Gallella COVID-19 treatment facility was arrested on Wednesday (06).

05 COVID-19 infected inmates made a getaway in December 2020 from the Gallella COVID-19 treatment facility and one of them was arrested a week ago from Madampe.

Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana speaking to News 1st said a 52-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (06) from Anawilundawa, Arachchikattuwa, and another person who assisted the inmate to evade authorities was also arrested.

The suspect was identified as Nimal Wasantha alias ‘Getaya’ from Waikkal and was held at the Negombo Prison for committing burglary,

Investigations are underway to locate and arrest the three other COVID-19 infected inmates who escaped the Gallella COVID-19 treatment facility.

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