A prison inmate who was transferred from Anuradhapura prison to Jaffna has escaped yesterday. Police has commenced an investigation into the incident.
The inmate, Rasayya Ananda Rasa, was arrested over the charges of possession of a fire arm.
He was held at the Anuradhapura prison. However, he has complained regarding body pains following an injection. Following a court order he was transferred to Jaffna hospital.
He has escaped despite police officials being deployed in the hospital.