Nov 30, 2020

State Minister casts doubts over invisible hand in Mahara Prison riot

An independent investigation would be carried out into the Mahara Prision riot to identify the invisible hand in orchestrating mayhem, Prison Reforms & Prisoners' Rehabilitation State Minister Sudarshini Fernandopulle informed Parliament today.

State Minister who was responding to a question raised by the opposition MPs said the government was ready to conduct an independent investigation into the riot.

“ There is an invisible hand which activted suddenly and we are ready to conduct an independent probe to uncover who is behind the riot. This is also a part of a trend of unrest that has been reported from prisons recently," she alleged.