Commissioner General of Prisons P.W. Kodippili states that a special operation has commenced to nab the 10 prison inmates who had eluded authorities while being detained the Avissawella prison complex.
The inmates who had fled this morning had received internal transfers from the Kuruwita prison complex last evening, where they were set to undergo trial at the
Ruwanwella & Avissawella courts this morning.
Two suspects who are said to be guilty of having committed murders are also believed to be amongst the group.
However, Police stated that one suspect was arrested from the Kosgama area this evening.