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Tuesday, 12 June 2012 - 19:04
220 prison inmates test positive for HIV
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The Colombo Magistrate today ordered the Prisons Commissioner to refer the Welikada prison inmates who were tested positive for HIV to a special clinic.

The Colombo Additional Magistrate Praharsha Ranasinghe had ordered for the immediate clinical admission of these suspects and for further blood sample tests to be carried out in this concern.

This court order was issued subsequent to the death of the suspect due to AIDS while in remand custody for drug possession charge.

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