Ex-LTTEr escapes from Prison Hospital

26 August 2016 10:40 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


An ex-LTTE cadre who was undergoing treatment at the Jaffna Prison Hospital while being remanded at the Jaffna Prison has escaped from hospital on Wednesday.

The inmate, who was transferred from the Anuradhapura Prison to Jaffna , had been remanded under charges of possessing of illegal weapons.

The accused named Rasaiya Anandarasa, identified as an ex LTTE member had informed the prison officers about an infection after him being injected with a drug at Anuradhapura Prison Hospital.

Subsequently, he was transferred to the Jaffna Prison Hospital on a Court order.

The Jaffna Police and Special Task Force have launched a search operation to arrest the inmate. (Romesh Madushanka)


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  • rohan Sunday, 28 August 2016 04:56 AM

    Has the proper protocols being followed for the transfer why the infection occurred and has it being diagnosed and treated in anuradhapura hospital Why court ordered the transfer Need to have a proper inquiry on this. via DM Android App

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