The Colombo Magistrate’s Court has permitted to map out the location where the Police Officers were assaulted at the Welikada Prisons.
Submitting a report to Courts, the CID said the buildings and the area close to Chappel Ward where the incident happened should be mapped out. Accordingly, Colombo Additional Magistrate Praharsha Ranasinghe issued an order to the Survey Department to draw up a map of the related area. The Welikada Prisons Superintendent was also ordered to provide the required facilities in this respect. The Magistrate ordered to summon the Plaint on the 30th of this month. She intimated to the CID to submit a report on the progress of the inquiry on this day. Nearly 50 Police Officers were injured when the inmates attacked them during a raid conducted to recover prohibited material including drugs within the prisons.