48 prisoners who assaulted police officers at the Welikada Prisons have been identified.
The CID gave this information to the Magistrate’s Court. The Police officers came under attack from the inmates when they visited the Prison for a search operation. The CID said they were able to identify 48 prisoners who were involved in the incident. The CID told the Court that information on the prisoners has been directed to the committee which is inquiring into the incident.