Written by Amani Nilar
23 Oct, 2021 | 2:33 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st); About 50 prisoners staged a riot at the Welikada Prison, said Prisons Spokesperson Chandana Ekanayake.
Speaking to News 1st, the Prisons Spokesperson said that prisoners have been protesting for a month demanding their sentences be commuted.
These actions escalated after prisoners decided to get to the roof of a prison building and started throwing their food at other prisoners below.
Around 200 prison guards were summoned to the prison and they have controlled the situation, the Prison Spokesperson added.
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