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A jailer and a jail guard were reportedly assaulted by a group of remand prisoners during a clash at the Colombo Remand Prison yesterday evening.

A move to transfer two remand prisoners from their cell to a different one had led to the clash.

Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said the incident had occurred at about 7.30pm and a call had been sent to Borella Police by the prisons authorities.

A police team from Borella had been sent into the prison to conduct an inquiry -- which was in progress at the time of going to press.

Police said damage had also been caused to prison property. (Kurulu Koojana Kariyakarawana)


 


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