Internal prison probe
Jul 25, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
An internal investigation will be carried out by the Officer in Charge of the Colombo prison regarding an incident where an Officer on duty had manhandled a prison inmate who had been violent.
Speaking to Daily Mirror online, the Commissioner General of Prisons, Major General V. R. De Silva said an internal investigation will be carried out regarding the incident which had occurred on Friday evening after an argument had taken place between the Officer on duty and a prison inmate.
The commissioner General further said the prison inmate had not sustained injuries but was admitted to the Prison hospital subsequent to the incident.
Prison officials had conducted a search within the prison on Friday evening and had recovered 3 mobile phones. After the search had been carried out a tense situation had risen within the premises as officials had to investigate as to who the mobile phones belonged to.