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The inmates continue to pelt stones and clubs towards the road as well as at STF personnel. The reporter also said that some inmates had been carrying objects similar to guns while attacking the officials.

Some inmates have got on top of the roofs at the Prison and are pelting stones and other objects towards the road, the reporter said.

Our reporter at the scene said that the Road opposite the Welikada Prison has been closed and traffic has been diverted to alternate roads.

  Comments - 19

  • The Goblin Friday, 09 November 2012 04:32 PM

    UNHRC, please watch and note the handling of this sensitive situation.

    star Saturday, 10 November 2012 04:05 AM

    Only court can give a search order.. this is a mistake of defense sec./////

    V Perera Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:53 AM

    H"'tota is the best place to shift the prison,with the help of Gotha.

    GP Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:35 AM

    Yes of course. Right Time for Right Persons

    Al Rasa Saturday, 10 November 2012 03:21 AM

    It is the right of prisoners as obligation to pursue human rights in this country in full swing. But no discipline at all.

    NSP Saturday, 10 November 2012 02:54 AM

    he he Kind Of Prison Break Season 1, Sad Scene,, now all the International Parties come up with Human Rights.. :P

    Curious Saturday, 10 November 2012 02:33 AM

    It will be a good idea to move prisons out side Colombo. Perhaps to H 'tota.

    MagodisThuma Saturday, 10 November 2012 01:49 AM

    The people who thought to do it, are at outside...
    The people who did it, went inside !

    wimal weerawansa Friday, 09 November 2012 05:13 PM

    oka jathayanthara kumanthranayak

    MR mamma Friday, 09 November 2012 04:50 PM

    koo apey chandi mervin dr. umunta injection tikakwat danda

    Dalu Banda Friday, 09 November 2012 12:34 PM

    Prison riots means few will die anywhere in the world.

    Neomal Friday, 09 November 2012 04:29 PM

    I'm amazed that our almighty Govt cannot solve this problem.

    Kool Friday, 09 November 2012 04:08 PM

    You mean the guys in parliament ?

    sheriff Friday, 09 November 2012 03:37 PM

    this is the work of NGO, No doubt.

    Amir Friday, 09 November 2012 03:01 PM

    Is this the best time to clear the prison?

    FYI Friday, 09 November 2012 02:50 PM

    no machan, too much food. in fact so much food now they have to burn the extra calories.

    Regi Friday, 09 November 2012 02:46 PM

    Coming colour no good

    OMG Friday, 09 November 2012 01:00 PM

    Food no good, may be??

    Mara Yaka Friday, 09 November 2012 12:34 PM

    Comming to think about it, we are the actual prisners in our own country when the actual one's are enjoying themself!

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