Nov 29, 2020

Mahara prison : 25 injured persons at Ragama Hospital (Update) Featured

Four persons have died after a tense situation erupted at Mahara Prison earlier today evening (29).

Director of the Ragama Hospital confirms that 25 injured persons and 04 dead bodies were brought to the hospital after the 

Security is beefed up in the area around the prison.

(Last Update -Sunday, 29 November 2020 20:06)


A tense situation has taken place at the Mahara Prison this evening (29).

Commissioner-General of Prisons Thushara Upuldeniya stated that one inmate was killed after prison officials opened fire to control the situation. Two more inmates have been injured.

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana has said that 05 police teams as well the Special Task Force (STF) officers has been deployed to control the situation.