Kalutara Chief Magistrate Bharathi Wijeratne yesterday called for a report on telephone conversations that took place between individuals inside the prison and those outside on the day the Black Maria carrying inmates from the Kalutara Prison was ambushed, which led to the deaths of five prisoners and two prison officials.
The prisoners were being transported from the Kalutara Prison to the Kaduwela Courts when an unidentified gang attacked the bus.
She ordered the telecommunications companies to furnish the required details to court. Further Magisterial Inquiry was postponed for March 16. (Sunil Thanthriarachchi)