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12 November 2012 01:36 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Print and electronic media organisations were today ordered to hand over to the CID the unedited copies of the visuals of Friday’s Welikada Prison riots.

Colombo Additional Magistrate Praharsha Ranasinghe made this order sequent to an application made by the Borella Police.

Meanwhile six suspects who are alleged to have escaped during the riot were produced in court and remanded till November 21. The Magistrate fixed the inquiry for November 28. (TFT)

  Comments - 2

  • Lokka Mottayah Tuesday, 13 November 2012 12:34 AM

    This is to cover up th eactual facts and circumstances..Giess the cops and the officials have a lot to hide , rather than explain to the general public.

    perumal Tuesday, 13 November 2012 02:09 AM

    Mind you keep copies lest all the visuals should get misplaced!!

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