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Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 12:36
A detainee shot at while trying to flee at Kasbawa court premises.-Video
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Prison guards shot at a detainee who attempted to escape from their hold at the Kesbewa Court premises this morning.

Police said the detainee who received injuries in the shooting has been admitted to Kalubovila hospital.

6 detainees including the one who attempted to escape were taken to the court to be produced in connection with several robbery cases.

This particular detainee and one of his fellow detainees have tried to escape while they were led to the court premises from the Black Maria.

Prison Media Spokesman T.N. Upuldeniya told our news team that fellow detainee was arrested but prison guards were compelled to shot at the other to arrest him.

A Kalubovila hospital spokesman said the detainee’s condition is not critical.

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